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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) announced that ORKAMBI (lumacaftor/ivacaftor), the first medicine to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis in people with two copies of the F508del mutation, ages six and older, will be reimbursed in Sweden after concluding the three-party negotiations...

Magna International Inc. (MGA) announced Monday its intention to form two new joint ventures with Beijing Electric Vehicle Co. Ltd (BJEV) for complete vehicle manufacturing as well as engineering of electric vehicles for customers in China. The two companies signed term sheets for the new joint ventures. Over...

Myriad Genetics, Inc. (MYGN) announced that the U.S. FDA has accepted its supplementary premarket approval (sPMA) application for BRACAnalysis CDx to be used as a companion diagnostic with Pfizer's PARP (poly ADP ribose polymerase) inhibitor, talazoparib. The New Drug Application (NDA) for talazoparib...

W. P. Carey Inc. (WPC) announced its Board has unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Corporate Property Associates 17 - Global Incorporated, or CPA:17, a publicly-held non-traded REIT advised by W. P. Carey, will merge with and into a subsidiary of W. P. Carey in a stock-for-stock...

Brown & Brown, Inc. (BRO) announced that a subsidiary of the company has acquired substantially all of the assets of C & C Risk Services, a managing general agent providing excess public entity insurance coverage to municipalities in Texas and Florida. The firm has annual revenues of approximately $1...

Baytex Energy Corp. (BTE) and Raging River Exploration Inc. (RRX.TO) announced their respective boards have unanimously agreed to a strategic combination of the two companies. The transaction will result in holders of common shares of Raging River receiving, directly or indirectly, 1.36 common shares...

Iron Mountain Inc. (IRM) announced the acquisition of Arhiv Trezor, a provider of records management, secure destruction and secure transportation in Croatia. The acquisition of Arhiv Trezor, based in Zagreb, will give Iron Mountain its first facility in country. "The acquisition of Arhiv Trezor is...

BOK Financial Corp. (BOKF) and CoBiz Financial Inc. (COBZ) announced a merger agreement under which CoBiz will merge with BOK Financial in a transaction valued at approximately $1 billion. Approximately 75 percent of the consideration will be in stock, with the rest in cash. CoBiz is headquartered...

ENGIE said the company has decided to put in place a specific action plan to reduce the effects of the new revision agenda of three Belgian nuclear units on the 2018 financial performance. The Group said these revisions represent the equivalent of more than 7 additional cumulative non-operating months...

Metso Corp. (MXCYY.PK), a Finland-based industrial company, announced Monday that it has received two valve orders totaling 8,200 valves from major pulp and paper customers in China. The orders are booked in Metso's first quarter 2018 orders received. The total value of the orders and the company names...

The Competition and Markets Authority, or CMA, has found Rentokil's (RTO.L, RTOKY.PK) purchase of Cannon Hygiene may lead to higher prices and lower quality for businesses buying products and services for washrooms. The CMA stated that, if the merger goes ahead, the companies could face very limited...

German wind turbines maker Nordex Group (NRDXF.PK) announced Monday that it has received three contracts in Spain. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The company will supply a total of 31 turbines with a combined capacity of 95 megawatts. Nordex will begin with the installation of these wind...

Alcon, a division of Novartis, reported new data showing significantly improved near and intermediate distance vision with the AcrySof IQ PanOptix intraocular lens compared to the ZEISS AT LISA tri 839MP IOL. The company said these findings further strengthen the value of the PanOptix IOL ENLIGHTEN optical...

SLM Solutions Group AG, a German provider of metal-based additive manufacturing technology, Monday announced that Gereon Heinemann will join the Management Board as Chief Technology Officer with effect from August 01. Henner Schöneborn, CTO till June 30 will be available for the company, beyond June...

JD.com, Inc.(JD) announced that Google will invest $550 million in cash in JD.com as part of a strategic partnership. Google and JD plan to collaborate on a range of strategic initiatives, including joint development of retail solutions in a range of regions around the world, including Southeast Asia,...

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