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Allergan plc (AGN) announced that the New Drug Application filing for oxymetazoline HCl cream 1.0%, an investigational topical prescription product for the treatment of persistent facial erythema (redness) associated with rosacea in adults, has been accepted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for...

Coca-Cola Co. (KO) announced a new streamlined international structure to better align its operating units against its global bottling footprint and to promote and develop key Coca-Cola leaders. International operating structure and leadership changes will be effective August 1. The company will form...

ConAgra Foods, Inc. (CAG) announced that its executive vice president and chief financial officer, John Gehring, will retire. He will remain in his current role until a successor has been named and will assist with an orderly transition. The company has initiated a search to identify a replacement for...

MSD Animal Health announced that, following a positive opinion from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP), the European Medicine Agency has granted a marketing authorization for the veterinary medicinal product BRAVECTO (fluralaner). BRAVECTO Spot-On, a systemic insecticide...

GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK.L, GSK) and Innoviva, Inc. (INVA) announced its Salford Lung Study in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease showed that Relvar Ellipta 100/25mcg achieved a superior reduction in exacerbations versus usual care, in an everyday clinical practice setting. The Salford Lung Study...

Energizer Holdings, Inc. (ENR) announced it has agreed to acquire HandStands Holding Corp. from Trivest Partners for an aggregate cash purchase price of $340 million. Energizer intends to ultimately fund the acquisition through a combination of approximately $250 million of existing cash and committed...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU) announced the appointment of Reid Bigland as the Chief Executive of the Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands. Reid is currently the Head of US Sales and the Chief Executive of FCA Canada, positions that he will continue to hold. The company said, Harald Wester, who...

Allied Irish Banks Plc (ALBK.L, AIBYY.PK) reported that its Net Interest Margin or NIM positive momentum continues at 2.09%, up 12bps from 1.97% in full year December 2015. New lending drawdowns increased by 17% as leading market shares in retail and business sectors in Ireland are maintained. The...

Sandoz, a Novartis (NVS) division, announced the European Medicines Agency has accepted its Marketing Authorization Application for a biosimilar to Roche's EU-licensed MabThera (rituximab). Rituximab is a monoclonal antibody that is used to treat non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Sandoz is seeking approval...

Bank of America Corp. (BAC) is challenging a U.S. Labor Department decision that the lender discriminated against black applicants more than 20 years ago and must make about $1 million in total payments to those individuals, according to reports . The bank reportedly said in a complaint filed Monday...

Facebook Inc. (FB) said that its investigation has revealed no evidence of systematic political bias in the selection or prominence of stories included in the Trending Topics feature. Its data analysis indicated that conservative and liberal topics are approved as trending topics at virtually identical...

Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. announced that it is expanding its recalls involving Takata front passenger air bag inflators. This expansion involves approximately 1.58 million additional vehicles in U.S. The involved vehicles are equipped with a particular type of Takata inflator. According to Takata,...

Groupe SEB said that it signed an agreement with KKR to buy German group WMF, the global leader in professional coffee machines and German leader in cookware. The transaction value is 1.585 billion euros, based on a purchase price of 1.020 billion euros and on 565 million euros of assumed net debt,...

Allergan plc (AGN) said that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has approved an additional use for BOTOX Vista (Allergan's botulinum toxin type A product) as a treatment for crow's feet lines (CFL). BOTOX Vista is now indicated for the temporary improvement in the appearance of lateral...

Polycom, Inc. (PLCM) announced that it has received a revised, non-binding proposal from a private equity sponsor that was previously described as "Sponsor 1" in the Registration Statement on Form S-4 filed by Mitel Networks Corp. (MITL, MNW.TO) with the SEC on May 13, 2016. Polycom's Board of Directors...

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