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Accenture (ACN) announced it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Altima, a full-service digital commerce agency, headquartered in France and with offices in China, Canada and the United States. Altima creates and adapts experiences for eCommerce, mobile and in-store commerce. Financial...

Siris Capital Group, LLC said that investment funds affiliated with the company have agreed to acquire 100 percent of the common stock of Intralinks Holdings, Inc., a provider of secure data sharing and enterprise collaboration solutions and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Synchronoss Technologies, Inc....

Prologis, Inc. (PLD) announced its 2017 guidance range for net earnings per share increased and narrowed to $3.01 to $3.06 and the range for core FFO per share narrowed to $2.79 to $2.81. The company previously projected core FFO per share in a range of $2.78 to $2.82. Third-quarter core funds from...

W.W. Grainger Inc. (GWW), a distributor of maintenance, repair and operating or MRO supplies, Tuesday said it has narrowed fiscal 2017 guidance and maintained earnings per share midpoint. The company now expects 2017 sales growth of 1.5 to 2.5 percent and earnings per share of $10.40 to $10.90. The...

Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (SNCR) said that its board of directors has concluded its review of strategic alternatives and determined that the best approach for the company to achieve its goal of maximizing shareholder value is to focus on its core Communications & Media business, divest non-core...

Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC and Impax Laboratories, Inc. (IPXL) announced a definitive business combination in an all-stock transaction. As a result of the transaction, Amneal Holdings members will own approximately 75% and Impax shareholders will own approximately 25% of the new company's pro forma shares...

First Eagle Investment Management and NewStar Financial Inc. (NEWS) announced a definitive agreement for First Eagle to acquire NewStar. NewStar stockholders are expected to receive total consideration estimated at $12.32 to $12.44 per share. The NewStar stockholders will receive $11.44 in upfront cash...

Drug major Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) on Tuesday lifted its forecast for fiscal 2017 adjusted earnings per share and sales. In its third quarter, net profit declined, despite higher sales. However, both adjusted profit and topline beat analysts' estimates. In pre-market activity, JNJ shares were gaining...

Harley-Davidson, Inc. (HOG) reported that its worldwide retail motorcycle sales were down 6.9 percent in the third quarter compared to the same period in 2016. Harley-Davidson U.S. retail motorcycle sales were down 8.1 percent compared to the year-ago quarter. Harley-Davidson's international retail motorcycle...

Drillisch AG (DRHKF.PK) announced the Local Court Hanau has appointed Kurt Dobitsch, Kai-Uwe Ricke and Michael Scheeren as members of the Supervisory Board with effect as of October 16, 2017. Scheeren is chairman and Dobitsch and Ricke are each members of the Supervisory Board of 1 & 1 Telecommunication...

UnitedHealth Group (UNH) announced the company now expects 2017 GAAP net earnings to approach $9.45 per share and adjusted net earnings to approach $10.00 per share. Previously, the company projected 2017 GAAP net earnings in a range of $9.20 to $9.35 per share and adjusted net earnings in a range of...

Drug maker AstraZeneca (AZN, AZN.L), along with its biologics research and development arm MedImmune, Tuesday announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has accepted a supplemental Biologics License Application or sBLA for Imfinzi (durvalumab). It is for the treatment of patients with locally...

British publishing and education company Pearson plc (PSO, PSON.L) reported Tuesday that its nine-month revenues increased 4 percent from the previous year. The revenues were in line with expectations and consistent with the upper half of guidance range. On a constant exchange rate basis, revenues...

French dairy giant Danone SA (DANOY.PK) reported Tuesday that its consolidated sales for the third quarter climbed 16.6% to 6.45 billion euros from last year's 5.54 billion euros. The company recorded very strong performance in Specialized Nutrition, with exceptional growth in Early Life Nutrition...

Toys "R" Us Inc., which filed for bankruptcy in North America, has been exploring options for its growing Asian business including a potential initial public offering, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter. The U.S. chain and its local joint venture partner, the billionaire Fung...

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