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KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR) announced it has agreed to sell its entire remaining stake in Visma, together with a smaller stake from Cinven, to an investor group led by HgCapital together with GIC, Montagu and ICG. The transaction values the company at $5.3 billion. KKR initially acquired Visma in 2010 at...

Swedish retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB or H&M (HNNMY.PK, HMRZF.PK, HEN.L) reported Thursday that its second-quarter profit after tax increased to 5.90 billion Swedish kronor from last year's 5.36 billion kronor. Earnings per share were 3.56 kronor, higher than 3.24 kronor a year ago. The profit increase...

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) announced Thursday that it will offer hundreds of thousands of deals exclusively for Prime members on its third annual Prime Day on Tuesday, July 11. This year, the company has expanded the Prime Day to 13 countries, including the U.S., U.K., Spain, Mexico, Japan, Italy, India,...

Novartis (NVS) announced the European Commission approved expanding the use of Zykadia or ceritinib to include the first-line treatment of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer or NSCLC whose tumors are anaplastic lymphoma kinase or ALK-positive. Approval follows a positive opinion granted...

Dialog Semiconductor Plc (DLGNF.PK, DLGS) announced Thursday an agreement to make an additional $15 million strategic investment in Energous Corp. (WATT), the developer of WattUp. Energous shares gained around 7.21 percent in the after hours trading on Nasdaq. WattUp is a revolutionary wire-free charging...

Western Digital Corp. (WDC), the joint venture partner of Toshiba Corp. (TOSYY.PK, TOSBF.PK), on Thursday issued a statement regarding Toshiba's recent actions. The company noted Toshiba's decision to prohibit certain employees from accessing shared databases related to the three NAND flash-memory...

Ford Motor Co. (F) issued one safety recall and two safety compliance recalls in North America. Ford is issuing a safety recall for about 400,000 2015-17 Ford Transit van/bus vehicles with medium, long and extended wheelbases and chassis cab/cutaways with medium wheelbases to replace the driveshaft...

Paychex Inc. (PAYX) announced, for fiscal 2018, the company expects: adjusted net income to increase approximately 7%; and adjusted earnings per share to increase in the range of 7% to 8%. For fiscal 2018, Paychex expects total revenue, including interest on funds held for clients, to increase approximately...

McKesson Corp. (MCK) reaffirmed its earnings guidance for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018 and the underlying key assumptions. In May, the company expected GAAP earnings per share of $7.10 to $8.80 and Adjusted Earnings per share of $11.75 to $12.45 for fiscal year 2018. Analysts polled by Thomson...

UniFirst Corp. (UNF) said it now expects revenues for fiscal 2017 will be between $1.573 billion and $1.580 billion. It also expect full year earnings per share will be between $4.85 and $5.00. The earning guidance includes the impact of $5.4 million of additional stock compensation expense. Analysts...

Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) announced its Board has appointed Brian Driscoll as President and CEO. Driscoll has been serving as Interim President and CEO since April. Brian Driscoll was the former President and CEO of Diamond Foods, Inc. and was appointed to the Snyder's-Lance Board of Directors...

MSA Safety Inc. (MSA) announced that it agreed to acquire Globe Holding Company, LLC in an all-cash transaction valued at $215 million. Based in Pittsfield, NH, Globe is a leading innovator and provider of firefighter protective clothing and boots, with annual revenue of approximately $110 million...

United Internet AG (UDIRF.PK) Wednesday said the acceptance rate to its voluntary tender offer for Drillisch was 1.24 percent. The tender offer has been accepted for a total of 839,170 Drillisch share. The offer is part of the step-by-step acquisition of 1&1 Telecommunication SE by Drillisch AG under...

BASF (BFA.L, BASFY.PK) announced the company plans to build a new world-scale plant to produce ibuprofen in Ludwigshafen, Germany. The new plant, is scheduled to come onstream in 2021. BASF is also expanding its ibuprofen capacities at its production site in Bishop, Texas, to fill current supply gaps...

Henry Schein, Inc., (HSIC), a provider of health care products and services, announced Wednesday that it has extended its existing agreement in Canada with DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. (XRAY)to include the CEREC CAD/CAM restoration system and the Schick line of imaging sensors. This extension runs through...

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