Oragenics (OGEN) to Explore Options for OTC Probiotic Products Business Dec 22, 2014 04:59PM

Florida-based biopharmaceutical company Oragenics, Inc. (NYSE: OGEN) has announced today that its board of directors has authorized the exploration of strategic alternatives with respect to the Company’s over-the counter (OTC) probiotic business. These alternatives could include joint ventures, strategic partnerships or alliances, a sale of the OTC probiotic products business or other possible transactions.

“The board of directors and management team are committed to... (continue reading...)

Auspex Pharmaceuticals (ASPX) Selected for Addition to NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (NBI) Dec 22, 2014 04:58PM

Auspex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ASPX) announced that it has been selected for addition to the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (Nasdaq: NBI). The addition became effective at market open today.

The NASDAQ Biotechnology Index is designed to track the performance of a set of NASDAQ-listed securities that are classified as either biotechnology or pharmaceutical according to the Industry Classification Benchmark. The NASDAQ Biotechnology Index is re-ranked annually. The NASDAQ... (continue reading...)

Suncoke Energy (SXC) Unit to Sell HKCC in $9.5M Deal Dec 22, 2014 04:48PM

Suncoke Energy (NYSE: SXC) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jewell Resources, Inc., executed a definitive agreement to sell 100 percent of its interest in the entities that make up the Harold Keene coal companies (“HKCC”) to Omega Holdings, LLC (“Omega”) for approximately $9.5 million. The deal, which is subject to Omega obtaining acceptable third-party financing, is expected to be comprised of a combination of cash, future tonnage-based royalty... (continue reading...)

Points (PCOM) Sees 2014 Revenues, EBITDA at Lower End of Range Dec 22, 2014 04:43PM

Points (Nasdaq: PCOM) announced today that it has updated its business outlook as well as provided additional details regarding the acquisition of assets of Crew Marketing International, Inc.

Partner activity

"Points' core business remains strong, we continue to execute against our global pipeline, and our outlook remains optimistic," said Rob MacLean, Chief Executive Officer of Points. "Given recent announcements, since the start of 2014, we have announced or launched... (continue reading...)

Shaw Communications (SJR) Amends $1B Credit Facility Dec 22, 2014 04:38PM

Shaw Communications (NYSE: SJR) announced that it has amended the terms of its five-year $1 billion bank credit facility with its syndicate of ten financial institutions, including The Toronto-Dominion Bank as lead arranger and sole bookrunner, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Royal Bank of Canada and The Bank of Nova Scotia as syndication agents and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (Canada) as documentation agent. The maturity date of the facility has been extended from... (continue reading...)

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