Reynolds American Announces Entry into Merger Agreement With British American Tobacco Jan 17, 2017 02:04AM

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) today announced that it has reached an agreement with British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LSE: BATS) under which BAT will acquire the 57.8% of RAI common stock that BAT does not currently own for $29.44 per share in cash and a number of BAT American Depositary Shares representing 0.5260 of a BAT ordinary share, currently worth $30.20 per share based on the BAT closing share price as of... (continue reading...)

Evotec and MaRS Innovation Establish Strategic Partnership to Launch Fibrocor Therapeutics Jan 17, 2017 02:05AM

TORONTO & HAMBURG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Evotec AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT, TecDAX, ISIN: DE0005664809) and MaRS Innovation today announced the launch of Fibrocor Therapeutics LP ("Fibrocor"), a Toronto-based company focused on developing first-in-class therapeutics targeting fibrotic diseases. The company was launched with CDN $ 2.8 m (approx. $ 2.1 m) financing, which includes cash from MaRS Innovation. Evotec will... (continue reading...)

TechnipFMC Board Committee Appointments and Board Resignation Jan 17, 2017 02:00AM


TechnipFMC (NYSE and Euronext: FTI) today announced the establishment of an Audit Committee, a Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, a Compensation Committee and a Strategy Committee of the board of directors of the TechnipFMC, with the following compositions:

Audit Committee:   ... (continue reading...) Announces Pharnext as Winner of the Best Life-Sciences IPO France 2016 Award Jan 17, 2017 02:00AM

LONDON & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Capital Finance International (CFI), a print journal and online resource reporting on business, economics, and finance and Pharnext SA (Paris:ALPHA) (FR00111911287 - ALPHA), a French biopharmaceutical company developing an advanced portfolio of products in the field of neurodegenerative diseases, announced today that the judges have conferred on Pharnext... (continue reading...)

Allergan and Gedeon Richter Announce Positive Phase III Results for Ulipristal Acetate 5 and 10 mg in the Treatment of Uterine Fibroids Jan 17, 2017 02:01AM

DUBLIN and BUDAPEST, Hungary, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan Plc (NYSE: AGN) and Gedeon Richter Plc. today announced positive results from Venus II, the second of two pivotal phase III clinical trials evaluating the efficacy and safety of ulipristal acetate in women with abnormal bleeding due to uterine fibroids.  A new drug application filing for ulipristal acetate is planned for the second half of 2017.

"We are pleased with... (continue reading...)

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