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CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTIC) announced the appointment of Adam Craig as President and CEO and member of the Board, effective March 20. Craig succeeds Richard Love, interim President and CEO who will continue to serve on the company's Board. Craig has over 20 years of experience in hematology, oncology...

French drug giant Sanofi SA (SNYNF, SNY) and Lonza Group AG (LZAGF.PK), a supplier to the pharmaceutical, healthcare and life-science industries, announced Monday that they have entered into a strategic partnership to establish a large-scale biologics production facility in Switzerland. The initial investment...

VimpelCom Ltd. (VIP) reported that its fourth-quarter loss from continued operations widened to $273 million from a loss of $154 million, previous year. Operating profit decreased to $91 million from $166 million. Underlying EBITDA organically increased 1.2%. Profit to owners of the parent was $1.64...

South African integrated energy and chemicals company Sasol Ltd. (SSL) reported Monday that its six-month earnings attributable to shareholders increased 19% to R8,7 billion from R7,3 billion in the prior period. Earnings per share increased 19% from last year to R14,21. Headline earnings per share...

AT&T Inc. (T) on Monday announced new unlimited wireless and entertainment deals. Beginning this Thursday, its wireless customers can get new AT&T Unlimited Plus wireless plan, with unlimited amount of entertainment at unlimited wireless data. Customers on the plan will receive a $25 monthly video...

Merck (MRK) said that the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use or CHMP has granted a positive opinion for the new Pergoveris Pen. The new Pen is comprised of a ready-to-use liquid version of Pergoveris evolved from a freeze-dried powder and solvent combination, available in vials,...

ANI Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ANIP) said that it has acquired Inderal XL from Cranford Pharmaceuticals LLC and InnoPran XL from Holmdel Pharmaceuticals LP. The acquired assets include the NDA and trademark for InnoPran XL® including a license to an Orange Book listed patent, and a distribution license...

AES Corp. (AES) and Alberta Investment Management Corp. or AIMCo, on behalf of certain of its clients, have agreed to acquire FTP Power LLC (sPower), the largest independent owner, operator and developer of utility scale solar assets in the United States, from Fir Tree Partners and its minority owners,...

Realogy Holdings Corp. (RLGY) announced its Board has authorized a new share repurchase program of up to $300 million of the company's common stock. This is in addition to the $61 million remaining under the current $275 million share repurchase authorization announced in February 2016. On February...

Novartis (NVS) announced the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency adopted a positive opinion recommending approval of Tafinlar (dabrafenib) in combination with Mekinist (trametinib) to treat patients with advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer...

Shire plc (SHPG, SHP.L) said that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use or CHMP of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion recommending the granting of Conditional Marketing Authorisation for Natpar or rhPTH[1-84]. Natpar is a recombinant human protein with...

Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) said that it will reaffirm its fiscal year 2017 outlook, during its presentation today at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York conference. For 2017, the company still expects normalized earnings per share to be in the range of $2.95 to $3.15, net sales of $14.52 billion...

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA.TO) and DigitalGlobe, Inc. (DGI) announced a merger agreement, pursuant to which MDA will acquire DigitalGlobe for $35.00 per share in a combination of cash and stock. The transaction values DigitalGlobe at an equity value of approximately C$3.1 billion or...

HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY) Friday reported an increase in fourth quarter net income to $11.002 million from $8.725 million a year ago. On a per share basis, earnings increased to $0.13 from $0.10 last year. On an adjusted basis, earnings were $0.20 per share. On average, 10 analysts polled by Thomson...

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) said that its board has authorized a stock repurchase program of up to $1 billion of the Company's common stock. The Board also declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share of Hilton's common stock, payable on March 31, 2017 to stockholders of record as of March...

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