updated - August 17, 2019 Saturday EDT
Crown Resorts Limited has announced in a press release that James Packer has resigned as a director of the company, effective immediately. Packer’s resignation has intensified speculations that he is closer to bidding for the company.
GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) has announced in a press release that it will be acquiring Bristol-Myers Squibb’s late-stage HIV R&D assets and its portfolio of preclinical and discovery stage HIV research assets. The HIV assets complement GSK’s global HIV business ViiV Healthcare’s existing portfolio.
Zurich Insurance Group has announced in a press release that it will be acquiring 100 percent of Rural Community Insurance Services, a leading provider of agricultural insurance in the U.S., from Wells Fargo & Company. The acquisition will expand Zurich’s existing portfolio of products and services, and strengthen its top five position in the U.S. commercial insurance.
Attorney General of Washington State Bob Ferguson has announced in a press release that they are suing iYogi, one of the biggest independent tech support providers in the world, and its president, Vishal Dhar.
Barclays PLC has announced in a press release that it will be selling Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions Ltd. (BRAIS) to Bloomberg L.P. for approximately £520 million, or approximately $779 million.
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