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Italian luxury goods company Prada S.p.A (PRDSY.PK, PRDSF.OB) Monday said its full-year net income declined to 450.7 million euros from 627.8 million euros in the previous year. Earnings per share dropped to 0.176 euro from 0.245 euro. Net revenues slid 1 percent to 3.552 billion euros from last...

French oil giant Total SA (TTA.L, TTFNF.PK, TOT) has completed the divestment of its stake in onshore Oil Mining Lease 29 to Aiteo Eastern E&P, a Nigerian company, for $569 million. Together with the recently completed divestments of OML 24 and OML 18, Total's share of sale proceeds from these three...

Vodafone Group Plc (VOD.L, VOD) announced that, following the new agreements with Visa and Carta Worldwide, bank card payments via Vodafone Wallet will be enabled in European markets from the second quarter of 2015 onwards. The company's customers will be able to add bank cards to their Vodafone Wallet...

Quindell Plc. (QPP.L), a provider of professional services and digital solutions, announced a conditional sale and purchase agreement to dispose of the Professional Services Division or PSD to Slater and Gordon Limited or SGH for an initial cash consideration of 637 million pounds, and further contingent...

Biogen (BIIB) said the Marketing Authorization Application or MAA for SB2, its biosimilar infliximab candidate using Remicade as the reference product, has been validated for review by the European Medicines Agency or EMA. The MAA was submitted by the company's joint venture partner, Samsung Bioepis. The...

Randgold Resources Ltd. (RRS.L, GOLD) revealed Monday it is looking at the growth opportunities being generated by the current squeeze on the gold mining industry, according to CEO Mark Bristow in the company's 2014 annual report. Bristow states that Randgold has solid operations with strong cash...

Compass Group plc (CPG.L, CMPGF.PK) reported that the Group is having a strong first half of the year, with expected organic revenue growth towards 5.5% and operating profit margin improvement of around 10 basis points. The company said it is seeing good levels of new business, high retention rates,...

China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. (NPD), a retail drugstore chain in China based on the number of directly operated stores, Monday said fourth-quarter net income increased 151.1 percent to 33.4 million yuan ($5.4 million) from 13.3 million yuan in the fourth quarter of 2013. Earnings per ADS was...

Nicox S.A. (NICXF.PK) reported a loss before tax of 21.55 million euros for the year ended December 31, 2014, compared to a loss of 11.42 million euros, prior year. Net loss before discontinued operations was 21.72 million euros, compared to a loss of 11.37 million euros. Loss per share attributable...

German logistics firm Hamburger Hafen Und Logistik Ag (HHULF, HHULY) or HHLA reported that its profit after tax for fiscal 2014 increased 12.6 percent to 90.6 million euros from last year's 80.4 million euros. Revenue for the full year grew 5.4 percent to 1.20 billion euros from the prior year's 1.14...

Novartis (NVS) announced it has entered into a major multiyear alliance with Aduro Biotech that is focused on the discovery and development of next generation cancer immunotherapies targeting the STING (Stimulator of Interferon Genes) pathway. Novartis will make an upfront payment of $200 million to...

Cardio3 BioSciences or C3BS, engaged in engineered cell therapy treatments, announced the successful completion of a futility analysis for C-Cure, its lead cell therapy for congestive heart failure, currently being evaluated in a Phase III clinical trial in Europe and Israel or CHART-1. The Data Safety...

Toshiba Corp. (TOSYY.PK, TOSBF.PK) said Toshiba Hydro Power (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd. or THPC, a Chinese subsidiary that manufactures, sells and maintains hydroelectric equipment, has won a major order to supply four units of 77-megawatt hydro turbine and generator for Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise's...

PledPharma AB on Sunday announced positive top-line results from a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled phase IIb study PledOx, the drug candidate indicated to reduce the risk of side effects associated with chemotherapy for advanced colorectal cancer. The study showed a clinically relevant...

Breitburn Energy Partners LP (BBEP) on Sunday announced a $1 billion strategic investment in the company by EIG Global Energy Partners. Elaborating on the transaction with EIG, Breitburn said it has agreed to sell $350 million of perpetual convertible preferred units and $650 million of senior secured...

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