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Precision Castparts Corp. (PCP), a supplier of complex machined and fabricated components, Tuesday reported that its first-quarter net income attributable declined to $399 million from last year's $483 million. The prior year results have been restated for discontinued operations. Earnings per share...

Diageo Plc. (DGE.L, DEO) Tuesday said that the company, Heineken N.V. and the Ohlthaver & List or O&L Group of Companies, the majority shareholder of Namibia Breweries Limited or NBL, have agreed to restructure their South African and Namibian joint ventures. Diageo will sell its 42.25 percent equity...

Aquarius Platinum Ltd. (AQPBF, AQPTY, AQP.AX, AQP.L) reported that attributable production from operating mines for the first quarter ended June 2015 grew 6 percent to 88,803 PGM ounces from last year, and up 5 percent quarter-on-quarter. The company said both Kroondal and Mimosa production at fourth...

Pharmaceutical group Hikma Pharmaceuticals plc (HKMPY, HIK.L) agreed Tuesday to acquire Roxane Laboratories, Inc. and Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane, Inc. from Germany's Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH for a gross consideration of about $2.65 billion in cash and stock. The deal will transform Hikma's position...

Swiss insurance company Zurich Insurance Group (ZURVY), responding to recent market speculation, confirmed Tuesday that it is evaluating a possible offer for RSA Insurance Group Plc (RSA.L, RSANY). The company noted that the announcement does not amount to a firm intention to make an offer and that...

Publishing firm Informa plc (INFMF, INF.L) Tuesday said first-half profit before tax grew to 121.9 million pounds from 100.2 million pounds last year. Adjusted profit before tax was 178.2 million pounds, while it totaled 155.2 million pounds last year. Profit attributable to equityholders of the...

Diversified technology company Honeywell International, Inc. (HON) announced Tuesday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Elster Division of Melrose Industries plc (MRO.L) for approximately $5.1 billion. The acquisition is anticipated to occur in the first quarter of 2016. The...

Pace Plc. (PIC.L), a developer of technologies and products for PayTV and broadband service providers, reported that profit before tax for the six-month ended June 30, 2015 grew to $85.1 million from $72.0 million in the prior-year period. Profit attributable to equity holders of the company surged...

German commercial vehicles maker Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg or MAN SE (MAGOF.PK) reported Tuesday that its second-quarter loss attributable to shareholders was 40 million euros, compared to last year's profit of 61 million euros. Operating loss was 19 million euros, compared to profit of 154...

Oil giant BP Plc. (BP.L, BP_UN.TO, BP) Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss before tax of $8.61 billion, compared to a profit of $5.15 billion last year. Loss per share was 31.83 pence, compared to earnings per share of 18.15 last year. Loss per ADS totaled $1.91, compared to earnings per ADS of...

Orange Group (ORAN) reported first-half consolidated net income after tax of continuing operations of 831 million euros compared to 727 million euros, a year ago. Earnings per share from continuing operations was 0.23 euros compared to 0.21 euros. Net income Group share was 1.10 billion euros in the...

French oilfield services giant Technip SA (TNHPF, TKPPY) Tuesday said that it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning contract by PETRONAS Carigali for the tie-in of PETRONAS first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas or PFLNG1 facility to KAKG-A platform...

French tire maker Michelin Cie Des Estb (MGDDY.PK, MGDDF.PK) Tuesday said its first-half net income grew to 707 million euros from 624 million euros reported last year. Earnings per share were 3.79 euros, compared to 3.34 euros last year. Revenue rose 8.5 percent to 10.497 billion euros from 9.673...

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (REGN) Tuesday announced that it has entered into a new global collaboration with French drugmaker Sanofi (SNYNF, SNY) to discover, develop and commercialize new antibody cancer treatments in the emerging field of immuno-oncology. In the deal, Sanofi is committed to an...

German drug delivery devices maker Gerresheimer AG (grrmf.pk) said it has reached an agreement with Nemera Development S.A. to acquire 100 percent of the share capital of Centor US Holding Inc. The total consideration amounts to $725 million on a cash-free and debt-free basis. The transaction is expected...

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