Actavis (ACT) Announces FDA Approval for VIBERZI, Plans Launch in Q1 2016 May 27, 2015 05:36PM

Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) announced today that VIBERZI™ (eluxadoline) was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a twice-daily, oral treatment for adults suffering from irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D). VIBERZI (eluxadoline) has mixed opioid receptor activity, it is a mu receptor agonist, a delta receptor antagonist, and a kappa receptor agonist.

"The FDA's approval of VIBERZI is the first step to providing physicians with a new,... (continue reading...)

Nanosphere (NSPH) Says 18 Studies Presented at Meetings Utilized Verigene May 27, 2015 05:27PM

Nanosphere, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSPH), a company enhancing medicine through targeted molecular diagnostics, today announced that 18 studies performed by various U.S. and international hospitals were recently presented at the annual Clinical Virology Symposium (CVS) in Daytona Beach, Florida, the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Copenhagen, Denmark, and the Making a Difference in Infectious Diseases (MAD-ID) Conference in Orlando,... (continue reading...)

Knot Offshore Partners (KNOP) to Acquire Dan Sabia for $103M May 27, 2015 04:40PM

KNOT Offshore Partners LP (the “Partnership”) (NYSE: KNOP) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, KNOT Shuttle Tankers AS, had entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire KNOT Shuttle Tankers 21 AS, the company that owns the shuttle tanker, Dan Sabia, from Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS (the “Acquisition”). The purchase price of the Acquisition is $103.0 million, net of $64.5 million of outstanding indebtedness related to the Dan Sabia. The... (continue reading...)

Green Bancorp (GNBC), Patriot Bancshares Enter $139M Merger Agreement May 27, 2015 04:38PM

Green Bancorp (NASDAQ: GNBC) and Patriot Bancshares, Inc. announced they have entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger valued at approximately $139 million based on the closing price of Green Bancorp common stock on May 26, 2015. The merger will result in a leading commercial bank specializing in serving small-to-middle market commercial clients in Houston, Dallas and Austin.

Upon completion of the merger, the combined company will have approximately $3.6... (continue reading...)

Ocwen Financial (OCN) to Cease Residential Servicing Operations at Houston Facility May 27, 2015 04:31PM

Ocwen Financial (NYSE: OCN) announced that after a strategic review it will discontinue its residential servicing operations at its Houston facility. The decision was made to streamline the number of call center sites, eliminate redundancies, and increase effectiveness within the Company's residential loan servicing operations. The Houston facility is the Company's smallest residential servicing call center in the U.S. mainland.

The decision will affect 140 residential... (continue reading...)

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