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Liberty Global plc ( LBTYA, LBTYB, LBTYK) said that its Board of Directors has authorized a new $2.0 billion share repurchase program with respect to Liberty Global Group Class A and Class C shares , with the intention to complete the Program by year-end 2018.

McKesson Corp. (MCK) announced James Beer, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be leaving the company to pursue a new opportunity. Britt Vitalone, senior vice president and chief financial officer, U.S. Pharmaceutical and McKesson Specialty Health, will be appointed executive...

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.'s (VRX, VRX.TO) wholly owned subsidiary, Bausch + Lomb announced that it has begun distributing VYZULTA (latanoprostene bunod ophthalmic solution), 0.024% to U.S. wholesale pharmaceutical distributors. VYZULTA will be available to patients across the United...

TSYS (TSS), a global payments solutions provider across the issuing, merchant and prepaid industries, said it has agreed to acquire Cayan in an all cash transaction valued at about $1.05 billion. Boston-based Cayan is a payment technology company focused on integrated payment solutions and merchant...

Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) announced that Brian MacLean, President and Chief Operating Officer, will retire after 30 years with the company, effective March 31, 2018. As a result of MacLean's retirement, Travelers is realigning the reporting structure of its business leaders. Michael Klein, who...

Noble Corp. plc (NE) Monday said it believes that the claims by the Paragon Litigation Trust in connection with the August 2014 spin-off of Paragon Offshore are without merit and intends to vigorously contest the lawsuit. Noble noted that it was disappointed by the decision of the Paragon Litigation...

Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC), a provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health, and medical practitioners, said it has acquired eVetPractice, a provider of cloud-based practice management solutions to veterinary clinics. Financial details and terms of the deal were not...

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA) said that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted for review the company's Biologics License Application or BLA for fremanezumab, an anti-calcitonin gene-related peptide or anti-CGRP monoclonal antibody for the preventive treatment of migraine. Teva...

Campbell Soup Co. (CPB) has agreed to acquire Snyder's-Lance Inc. (LNCE) for $50.00 per share in an all-cash transaction, the two companies said Monday. The acquisition, which has been approved by the boards of directors of both companies, will enable Campbell to expand its portfolio of snacking brands...

RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp. (RXII) a clinical-stage company developing a new class of RNAi-based therapeutics, announced positive results with its lead clinical compound RXI-109 for dermal scarring in a Phase 2 clinical trial. RXI-109-1402 is an open-label, multi-center, prospective, within-subject...

Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (PNK) Monday announced that Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN) will acquire Pinnacle in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $2.8 billion. The deal is anticipated to be immediately accretive to free cash flow in the first year. The companies expect the transaction...

Sanofi Genzyme, the specialty care global business unit of Sanofi (SNYNF, SNY), and RNAi therapeutics company Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) announced Monday the submission of a Marketing Authorization Application or MAA to the European Medicines Agency or EMA for patisiran for the treatment of...

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) said that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use or CHMP of the European Medicines Agency has recommended the approval of Yervoy, or ipilimumab, for pediatric patients 12 years of age and older who have unresectable or metastatic melanoma. The CHMP recommendation...

Hershey Co. (HSY) said that it agreed to buy Amplify Snack Brands Inc. (BETR) for $12.00 per share in cash. The agreement has been approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies. Affiliates of TA Associates, Amplify's largest stockholder, and key Amplify insiders, who collectively represent...

Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL) said it has agreed to purchase PCA Skin and EltaMD, two brands in professional skin care, in two separate transactions. The terms of the deals were not disclosed. Both transactions are currently expected by the company to close in the first quarter of 2018. The transactions...

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