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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) and Lonza on Thursday announced a multi-year expansion of their existing biologics manufacturing agreement. The contract expansion will include the production of commercial quantities of a second Bristol-Myers Squibb biologic medicine at Lonza's mammalian manufacturing...

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.A, BRK.B) Thursday appointed Mary Rhinehart as chairman of Johns Manville, a Berkshire company and building products manufacturer. Rhinehart was appointed as Johns Manville's president and chief executive officer in November 2012. Warren Buffett, chairman...

Southern California-based law firm Eagan Avenatti, LLP said Thursday that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles, alleging that Kimberly-Clark Corp. (KMB) has committed fraud in the marketing and selling of certain...

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) reported a net loss for the third quarter of $5.9 million or $0.08 per share, compared to net income of $2.4 million or $0.03 per share for the year-ago quarter. Excluding items, adjusted net loss for the third quarter was $0.6 million or $0.01 per share,...

Singapore based Astrata Group Pte. Ltd. said Thursday that an affiliate has bought the Chinese company Yamei Electronics Technology Company (Changchun) Ltd. from Trimble Navigation Ltd. (TRMB). This is Astrata's second acquisition of a subsidiary of a major listed company this year, having acquired...

Acadia Realty Trust (AKR) said Thursday that it expects to receive about $101.2 million in estimated gross proceeds from its sale of 3.4 million shares of beneficial interest to BofA Merrill Lynch and Barclays, or about $116.3 million if the option to purchase additional shares is exercised in full....

Kemet Corp. (KEM), a supplier of electronic components, reported that its net income for second quarter ended September 30, 2014 was $6.33 million or $0.12 per share compared to a loss of $13.10 million or $0.29 per share in the same quarter last year. The U.S. GAAP net income from continuing operations...

Carnival Corp. (CCL,CCL.L) Thursday said Gerry Cahill, chief executive officer of the company's cruise ship brand Carnival Cruise Lines, has announced that he will retire, with effect from November 30. The company has not named any replacement and said that Cahill will stay on in an advisory capacity...

CNH Industrial N.V. (CNHI) Thursday reported a drop in third-quarter earnings, hurt by a 11.6 percent decline in agricultural equipment sales. CNH confirmed its annual outlook. Net income declined to $173 million or $0.13 per share, from $223 million or $0.18 per share last year. Adjusted profit...

Capital Art, Inc. (CAPA) Thursday said has acquired the assets of Movie Star News, LLC. The Movie Star News archive is believed to be one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of original Hollywood photography and contains more than 100,000 negatives and over 1 million original studio...

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (RARE) announced that the European Commission has granted orphan medicinal product designation for recombinant human monoclonal IgG1 antibody for fibroblast growth factor 23 or KRN23 or UX023 for the treatment of X-linked hypophosphatemia or XLH. XLH is an inherited...

Baxter International Inc. (BAX) said that it presented the results of a Phase 2/3 study of its investigational 20 percent concentration subcutaneous immunoglobulin treatment for primary immunodeficiencies or PI during the biennial congress of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies, held in Prague. Immunoglobulin...

Lockheed Martin (LMT) has agreed to acquire Systems Made Simple, a provider of health information technology solutions to the U.S. federal government. The acquisition may close within 30 days. The terms of the agreement were not revealed and are immaterial to Lockheed Martin. Following the transaction...

Ocwen Financial Corp. (OCN) Thursday reported a loss for the third quarter, compared with profit last year, hurt by lower revenues and recording of $120 million in reserves attributable mainly to a potential settlement with the New York Department of Financial Services. Net loss totaled $76.19 million...

Technology firm Iron Mountain (IRM) said third-quarter net income attributable to the company plunged to $66 thousand or $0.00 per share from $3.85 million or $0.02 per share in the prior year. Adjusted earnings per share were $0.35, compared to $0.43 last year. On average, eight analysts polled by...