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Eurofins Scientific (ERFSF.PK) announced the applicable waiting period under the HSR Act, has expired with respect to its acquisition of Covance Food Solutions from LabCorp, which was announced on April 30th 2018. The acquisition is expected to close in the third quarter of 2018. The company noted...

Hyatt Hotels Corp. (H) announced Thursday a management agreement between JSC Kazakh-Austrian Joint Venture or Rahat JSC and a Hyatt affiliate for the development of Hyatt Regency Almaty, Rahat Palace in Kazakhstan. The 292-room hotel, which is slated to open in 2019, will be managed as Hyatt Regency...

Match Group Inc. (MTCH) announced that it has acquired a 51% ownership stake in Hinge, the New York City-based relationship app. Match Group has the right to acquire all the remaining shares of Hinge within the next 12 months. Additional terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Match made its...

HP Inc. (HPQ) said that its board authorized an additional $4.0 billion for future repurchases of its outstanding shares of common stock. HP noted that it intends to use the additional authorization to repurchase its shares from time to time to offset the dilution created by shares issued under employee...

The voluntary public takeover offer by Vonovia SE (DAIMF) to all shareholders of BUWOG AG has ended successfully. The extended acceptance period lapsed on 18 June 2018, 17:00 hours (CEST), in the course of which additional BUWOG shares were tendered into the takeover offer. In addition, Vonovia...

Apple Inc. (AAPL) said that it is forming a partnership with Sesame Workshop to create children's programming for its planned subscription video service. The pact is the latest in a slew of deals Apple has struck in recent months for content including an agreement last week for Oprah Winfrey to create...

Walt Disney Co. (DIS) is close to winning U.S. antitrust approval for its $71 billion deal for 21st Century Fox Inc.'s entertainment assets, creating a potentially insurmountable hurdle for a rival bid from Comcast Corp., Bloomberg reported citing a person familiar with the matter. The U.S. Justice...

Novo Nordisk (NVO) announced the successful completion and headline results of the phase 3a trials PIONEER 4 comparing oral semaglutide as a treatment for adults with type 2 diabetes to Victoza (1.8 mg liraglutide) and placebo, and PIONEER 7 comparing oral semaglutide as a treatment for adults with type...

German automaker Daimler AG (DDAIF.PK) issued a profit warning, saying Chinese retaliatory import duties on vehicles built in the U.S. would hit sales and profits of the SUVs it builds at its Alabama factory. "From today's perspective, the decisive factor is that, at Mercedes-Benz Cars, fewer than...

AT&T Inc. (T) plans to make another content acquisition, according to Recode, which reported Wednesday that the telecommunications giant intends to acquire the rest of Otter Media, a company it co-owns with the Chernin Group. The Recode report said that the deal is expected to close this summer and...

Amazon (AMZN), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM) announced the next step in their partnership on U.S. employee healthcare with the appointment of Dr. Atul Gawande as its Chief Executive Officer, effective July 9. The new company will be headquartered in Boston and will operate...

TheStreet Inc. (Nasdaq: TST), a financial news and information company, said that it has sold its RateWatch business for $33.5 million to S&P Global (SPGI), a provider of transparent and independent ratings and data to the capital, corporate and commodities markets worldwide. RateWatch, which is based...

While reporting its third-quarter financial results today, Actuant Corp. (ATU) raised its forecast for full-year 2018 sales and narrowed its adjusted earnings per share outlook range. For the fourth quarter, Actuant forecasts sales in a range of $290 million to $300 million, reflecting normal seasonal...

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA, FOX) announced the company has entered into an amended and restated merger agreement with The Walt Disney Company (DIS) pursuant to which Disney has agreed to acquire for a price of $38 per 21CF share the same businesses Disney agreed to acquire under the previously...

Newmark Group, Inc. (NMRK) and its parent company BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP), a global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets, announced that Newmark entered into transactions related to the monetization of the shares of Nasdaq it expects to receive in 2019 and 2020. On June...

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