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Onyx Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Concurrent Offerings of Four Million Shares of Common Stock and $200 Million Principal Amount of Convertible Senior Notes

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX ) today announced that it has agreed to sell an aggregate of four million shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $30.50 per share and $200 million aggregate principal amou...

Schering-Plough Declares Quarterly Dividends on Common Shares and Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock

KENILWORTH, N.J., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) today declared a quarterly dividend of 6.5 cents per common share. Payment will be made on Aug. 31, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 7, 2009. ...

Cephalon Prices 5 Million Shares of Common Stock and $435 Million in 2.50% Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes in Public Offerings

FRAZER, Pa., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH ) announced today the pricing of its concurrent public offerings of 5 million shares of common stock, at a price of $60 per share, and $435 million in aggregate principal amount of 2.50% convertible senior subordinated no...

Antiviral Drugmaker Shares Soar as Swine Flu Spreads; Beacon Equity Issues Stock Alerts on: HEB, GNBT, BCRX, DVAX, NVAX, SVA

DALLAS, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- BeaconEquity.com announces the availability of Stock Alerts on stocks making news today. As the influenza dominates the headlines, several biopharmaceutical stocks are parading up the charts. So how does swine flu affect the markets? Check out a video chart f...

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Follow-On Offering of 7,000,000 Shares of Common Stock

PASADENA, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE ) announced today the pricing of its follow-on public offering of 7,000,000 shares of common stock at a price of $38.25 per share, upsized from an originally sized offering of 4,500,000 shares. ...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Extends Subsequent Offering Period for Indevus Shares Until 5:00 pm EDT on Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Announces that Approximately 89.3 Percent of Outstanding Indevus Shares Have Been Accepted for Purchase CHADDS FORD, Pa., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) announced today that, as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on March 13, 2009, approximately 71,00...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Successfully Completes Tender Offer for Shares of Indevus Pharmaceuticals and Announces Subsequent Offering Period

CHADDS FORD, Pa., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) today announced the successful completion of the tender offer by its wholly owned subsidiary, BTB Purchaser Inc., for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ...

InterMune Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 3,500,000 Shares of Common Stock

BRISBANE, Calif., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN ) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,500,000 shares of its common stock. The last reported sale price of InterMune's common stock on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on February 12,...

New Study Shares Benchmarks for Fixed-Dose Combination (FDC) Drug Development

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As biopharmaceutical companies focus on line extensions and new product development opportunities, fixed-dose combination (FDC) products have become an increasingly important segment of the market. In an effort to better understand the development str...

New Study Shares Insights for Competitive Intelligence Policies, Ethics and Data Collection

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- New research has shown that companies can take advantage of opportunities and manage risk by collecting and understanding intelligence through the competitive or business intelligence function. In an effort to better understand the best practices in de...

Roche Intends to Commence Tender Offer to Acquire All Shares of Genentech for US$ 86.50 Per Share in Cash

BASEL, Switzerland, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that it intends to commence a cash tender offer for all outstanding publicly-held shares of Genentech at US$ 86.50 per share. Roche, which currently owns 55.8% of the Genentech outstanding shares, expects to commence the tender offe...

BVF Acquisition LLC, a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P., Commences Tender Offer for Any and All Outstanding Shares of Avigen at $1.00 Per Share

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- BVF Acquisition LLC (the "Purchaser"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. ("BVF"), announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase any and all of the outstanding common stock of Avigen, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVGN ) ("Avigen...

Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. To Make Tender Offer For Any And All Outstanding Shares Of Avigen At $1.00 Per Share

Tender Offer provides stockholders with a near-term cash alternative if BVF nominees are elected BVF reaffirms support for downside-protected merger with MediciNova NEW YORK, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. ("BVF") announced today that it intends to make a cash te...

Jatropha Sector Reality Check: Still Viable In Volatile Times? Upcoming Webcast Shares Latest Insights

In this time of global economic uncertainty, a top question of Jatropha developers is, "What impact will the current economic crisis have on the Jatropha sector and its prominence as a viable, sustainable biofuel?" To address this critical concern and more, a free 20 January webinar has...

GlaxoSmithKline Successfully Completes Tender Offer for Shares of Genelabs Technologies, Inc.

LONDON, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK ) announced today the successful completion of the tender offer by its wholly-owned subsidiary Gemstone Acquisition Corporation for shares of common stock of Genelabs Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNLB ). The tender offe...

Roche Purchases Shares in Tender Offer For Memory Pharmaceuticals Corp.

NUTLEY, N.J. and BASEL, Switzerland, Jan. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roche (SWX: ROG.VX; RO.S; OTCQX; RHHBY) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary 900 North Point Acquisition Corporation has accepted for payment all shares validly tendered and not withdrawn pursuant to its tender offer...

Schering-Plough Declares Quarterly Dividends on Common Shares and 2007 Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock

KENILWORTH, N.J., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) today declared a quarterly dividend of 6.5 cents per common share. Payment will be made on Feb. 27, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 6, 2009. A...

Best Practice Database Shares Best Practices in Biopharma Public Relations

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Pharma executives are increasingly finding value in the research products and services offered by Best Practices, LLC and in particular in use of the on-demand benchmark repository known as the Best Practice Database. (http://www.BestPracticeData...

New Study Shares Best Practices in Biopharma Public Relations

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- While Public Relations has long been used as a marketing tool by the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, its ability to reach consumers has never been greater. Web sites, online social networks, and blogs have joined the traditional press rele...

Biomoda, Inc. (BMOD) SqueezeTrigger Price is $0.27. Approximately 1 Million Shares Shorted Since November 2006 According to Buyins.net Research Report

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biomoda, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMOD) ( http://www.biomoda.com ), a development stage medical diagnostics company, announced today that BUYINS.NET, http://www.buyins.net, is initiating coverage of Biomoda after releasing the latest short...

Can Algae Biofuels Satisfy the World's Growing Biofuel Needs? Upcoming Webinar Shares the Latest Commercialization Strategies and Challenges

Two leading Algae experts will share their views on the commercialization prospects of Algae Biofuels at the upcoming "Algae Biofuels: The REAL Story" webinar. This webinar separates facts from fiction and will provide a critical examination of several key issues central to long-term co...

GSI Group Accepts Shares in Tender Offer for Excel Technology and Commences Subsequent Offering Period

BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GSI Group Inc. (Nasdaq: GSIG ) announced today the expiration of the initial offering period of the tender offer by its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Eagle Acquisition Corporation (EAC) for all outstanding shares of common stock of Excel Te...

Roche Makes Offer to Acquire All Outstanding Shares of Genentech for US$89.00 Per Share in Cash

- Combination to enhance innovation by allowing for diversity of research approaches while also encouraging sharing of IP, technologies, partnerships and other key assets - Improved operational efficiency to result from reduced complexity, elimination of duplication...

Hologic, Inc. Accepts Shares of Third Wave Technologies, Inc. in Tender Offer and Commences Subsequent Offering Period

BEDFORD, Mass. and MADISON, Wis., July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX ) and Third Wave Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWTI) ("Third Wave"), today jointly announced the expiration of the initial offering period of the tender offer by its wholly-owned subsidiary Thunder T...

Warburg Pincus Acquires 5.4% of WuXi PharmaTech's Outstanding Ordinary Shares from United Overseas Bank

SHANGHAI, China, July 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, today announced that Warburg Pincus, the global private equity fir...

Schering-Plough Declares Quarterly Dividends on Common Shares and 2007 Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock

KENILWORTH, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) today declared a quarterly dividend of 6.5 cents per common share. Payment will be made on Aug. 26, 2008, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 1, 2008. ...

CardioDynamics Shareholders Approve One-for-Seven Reverse Split of Company's Common Stock and Trading in Post-split Shares Begins May 9, 2008

Split Intended to Maintain Nasdaq Listing and Attract Additional Investors as Company Enters Next Growth Phase SAN DIEGO, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CardioDynamics (Nasdaq: CDIC), the innovator and leader of BioZ(R) impedance cardiography (ICG) technology, today announced ...

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Reports Proposed Private Sale of Ordinary Shares by Existing Shareholder

NANJING, CHINA, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simcere Pharmaceutical Group (NYSE: SCR ), a leading manufacturer and supplier of branded generic pharmaceuticals and manufacturer of the patented anti-cancer biotech product Endu in China, today announced that it has been informed that one o...

BioMed Realty Trust Prices Public Offering of 5,700,000 Shares of Common Stock

SAN DIEGO, April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR ) today announced the pricing of its public offering of 5,700,000 shares of common stock at $25.50 per share. The offering is expected to close on or about April 22, 2008. Gross proceeds from the offering will ...

Bayer HealthCare Affiliate MEDRAD Successfully Completes Tender Offer for Shares of Possis Medical; Announces Subsequent Offering Period

Subsequent Offering Period Expires on Tuesday, April 1, 2008 LEVERKUSEN, Germany, and PITTSBURGH, Pennysylvania, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bayer HealthCare affiliate MEDRAD, Inc. announced today that it has successfully completed its tender offer for the outstanding shares of co...

SBT Acquisition Inc. Successfully Completes Tender Offer for Shares of Lifecore Biomedical, Inc.

NEW YORK, March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- SBT Acquisition Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SBT Holdings Inc., which is wholly owned by Warburg Pincus Private Equity IX, L.P., has successfully completed the tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Lifecore Biomedical, Inc. (...

PPD Announces Plan to Repurchase Shares of its Common Stock

WILMINGTON, N.C., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PPD, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPDI) today announced its plans to begin a stock repurchase program whereby up to $350 million of its common stock may be purchased from time to time in the open market. The company made the decision to initiate a share r...

Medarex Announces Completion of Sale of Shares in Genmab A/S

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medarex, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDX ) announced today that it has completed the sale of approximately 2.5 million shares of Genmab A/S which stock is traded on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange. The trade is expected to settle on February 1, 2008. Medarex...

Discas, Inc. Sells Shares to SNX Organic Fertilizers, Inc.

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Discas, Inc. (Pink Sheets: DSCS.PK), ("the Company") announced today that on November 6, 2007, it entered into a stock purchase agreement with SNX Organic Fertilizers, Inc., ("SNXOF"), a Delaware corporation. SNXOF's sole asset is Beijing Shen ...

Bionovo Announces the Pricing of Public Offering of Shares of Common Stock

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bionovo, Inc. (Nasdaq: BNVI ) (the "Company") today announced that it has priced a public offering of 10,000,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $2.50 per share and 5,000,000 warrants to purchase shares of common stock a...

Neuralstem Shares Accepted for Trading on Amex(R)

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stem cell company Neuralstem, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NRLS) today announced that its shares have been accepted for listing on the American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex(R)) under the symbol CUR. Neuralstem shares are expected to begin trading on Am...

AspenBio Pharma Shares to Trade on the NASDAQ Capital Markets Exchange Under Symbol 'APPY'

CASTLE ROCK, Colo., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AspenBio Pharma, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: APNB) an emerging bio-pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of novel drugs and diagnostics for animals and humans, today announced its application to list its common stock on the NASD...

Carrington Announces Nasdaq Communication; Prepares for Shares to Be Quoted on the OTC Bulletin Board and Pink Sheets

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ Carrington Laboratories, Inc., a global provider of medical, nutraceutical, consumer and raw material products, announced today that it received a letter from The Nasdaq Stock Market informing the Company that Nasdaq has determined to delist the se...

Nutrition 21 Redeems Series I Convertible Preferred Shares

PURCHASE, N.Y., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXXI ), a developer and marketer of nutritional supplements that help consumers manage blood sugar levels, improve cardiovascular health, enhance memory and address chronic joint pain, announced today that on March 31,...

China Medical Technologies Senior Management Purchased Company Shares

BEIJING, March 6 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED ), a leading China-based medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets advanced in-vitro diagnostic products, today announced that each of Mr. Xiaodong Wu, the Comp...
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