B&G Foods (BGS) Acquires Victoria Fine Foods for $70M Dec 2, 2016 04:06PM

B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE: BGS) announced that effective today it has acquired Victoria Fine Foods Holding Company and Victoria Fine Foods, LLC from Huron Capital Partners and certain other sellers for approximately $70.0 million in cash, subject to a customary working capital adjustment.

“We are delighted to welcome Victoria Fine Foods and the Victoria premium pasta sauce brand to the B&G Foods family,” stated Robert C. Cantwell, President and Chief Executive Officer of... (continue reading...)


Celgene (CELG) to Acquire Acetylon Pharmaceuticals Dec 2, 2016 02:34PM

Acetylon Pharmaceuticals announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Celgene Corporation (Nasdaq: CELG).

Prior to the consummation of the acquisition, Acetylon will spin out a new company, Regenacy Pharmaceuticals, LLC, which will focus on the development of novel drug candidates that selectively regenerate intracellular transport and upregulate gene expression to modify the course of disease. Regenacy will receive exclusive worldwide rights to... (continue reading...)


KVH Industries (KVHI) Names New CFO Dec 2, 2016 02:31PM

KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Donald Reilly to serve as Chief Financial Officer effective December 19, 2016. Mr. Reilly will succeed John McCarthy, who has served as Interim Chief Financial Officer since May 2016. Mr. McCarthy will remain with KVH to facilitate the transition.

Martin Kits van Heyningen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer commented, “We are thrilled to have Don join the KVH team. Don’s... (continue reading...)


Delta Air Lines (DAL) Names New Chief Communications Officer Dec 2, 2016 12:58PM

John E. "Ned" Walker, who served as Delta's Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer during a period of growth and transition for the company, is returning to Delta in a similar position with increased responsibilities, effective Jan. 1, 2017. He will join as a member of the Delta Leadership Committee and will report to Chief Executive Officer Edward H. Bastian.

"I am delighted to bring Ned's talent and expertise back to Delta. As we continue to take Delta... (continue reading...)


Digital Ally (DGLY) Refutes TASER's Attack on ‘292 Patent; Says Nothing New Here Dec 2, 2016 12:57PM

Digital Ally, Inc. (Nasdaq: DGLY) announced that TASER’s most recent attack on its pioneering ‘292 patent at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is simply more of the same.

In 2015, TASER tried to invalidate Digital Ally’s ‘292 patent through a similar attack at the USPTO. With that attempt, it made the same tired argument that Digital’s ‘292 patent was not new and should be found invalid. Digital Ally asserts that TASER also made the same... (continue reading...)


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