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Specialty chemicals company Element Solutions Inc (ESI) announced Friday that it has made a binding offer to acquire French peer Coventya Holding SAS. Under the terms of the offer, Element Solutions will pay approximately 420 million euros in cash, including the assumption or repayment of debt, subject...

Bristol Myers Squibb (BMY) and Acceleron Pharma Inc. (XLRN) announced Friday the first data from the Phase 2 BEYOND study evaluating Reblozyl (luspatercept-aamt), a first-in-class erythroid maturation agent, plus best supportive care in adult patients with non-transfusion dependent or NTD beta thalassemia. The...

Man Group plc (MNGPF.PK, MNGPY.PK, EMG.L) announced Friday that its Chief Financial Officer Mark Jones will take on the new role of Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Man Group with responsibility for Man AHL, Man Numeric and the Group's technology functions. Jones will take on his new role and step...

Domino's Pizza Group plc. (DOM.L) announced that Neil Smith, Chief Financial Officer, has informed the Board that he has decided to leave the company to take up another opportunity. He is expected to leave on November 26 following completion of his notice period. The Board will now commence a search...

AbbVie (ABBV) announced Friday results from a four-year follow-up analysis of the Phase 3 CLL14 trial. The new data shows that AbbVie's VENCLYXTO/VENCLEXTA fixed duration combination demonstrates sustained progression-free survival or PFS in chronic lymphocytic leukemia or CLL patients after three years...

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (RHHBY), announced new interim data from two studies of Evrysdi or risdiplam; JEWELFISH and RAINBOWFISH. The new data showed improved motor function in pre-symptomatic babies after one year and confirmed safety profile in previously treated people with spinal muscular...

Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) said that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved new formulation of Epclusa, expanding pediatric indication to treat children ages 3 and older with Chronic Hepatitis C. The company noted that the new oral pellet formulation enables treatment in early childhood...

Target Corp. (TGT) said that its shareholders elected 12 members of the board of directors. They also ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the company's independent registered accounting firm for fiscal 2021. The shareholders approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, the company's executive...

Citi has launched no annual fee cash back credit card "Citi Custom Cash". The card automatically adapts to cardmembers' ever-changing spending needs, rewarding them with 5% cash back on their top eligible spend category - ranging from restaurants to grocery to select streaming and travel plus more -...

Amazon Music has launched DJ Mode, a brand New, on-demand listening experience blends music with commentary from artists and hosts. Listeners in the U.S. can opt in today to check out new, DJ-hosted stations across hip-hop, country, and pop, featuring music insights from industry experts and tastemakers,...

Drugstore chain Rite Aid (RAD) is set to extend vaccination hours at more than 200 of its store locations until midnight every Friday in June to support the White House and the National Month of Action. This is expected to provide individuals with less flexible work hours the opportunity to get vaccinated....

Drugstore chain Walgreens is extending its pharmacy hours of operation every Friday in June to provide those who may have limited time the additional flexibility needed to get a COVID-19 vaccine. This is intended to help boost COVID-19 vaccination access across the country as part of the Biden Administration's...

Roblox Corp. (RBLX) said that the National Music Publishers Association or NMPA filed a lawsuit against the company in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, alleging that the company engaged in copyright infringement by using certain musical compositions on the Roblox platform...

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), together with HanesBrands, Inc. (HBI) and HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC has jointly filed 13 lawsuits against 17 defendants for selling silicone protective earbud case covers that illegally bear HanesBrands' registered Champion trademarks. The defendants attempted...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Medtronic plc's (MDT) Vanta, a high performance recharge-free implantable neurostimulator with a device life that can be optimized up to 11 years. The Vanta neurostimulator offers nearly twice the device life than competitive primary cell devices....

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