By Russ Britt, MarketWatch Stock leaps as new treatment leap past a testing step
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- Plans by Biogen Idec Inc. to move directly from Phase I to Phase III testing on an Alzheimer's treatment boosted shares of the company nearly 7% early Tuesday.
Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB ),
a leading global provider of software and services for nonprofits, today
announced its plans for Raiser’s Edge NXT™ and Financial Edge NXT™,
which will be available to customers in late spring and summer 2015.
Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB), a leading global provider of software and
services for the philanthropic and education communities, today
announced financial results for its third quarter ended, September 30,
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BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE: EGF, CUSIP:
09255K108) announced the expiration of the Fund’s annual repurchase
offer for its shares of common stock (the “Repurchase Offer”). The
Repurchase Offer and withdrawal rights expired at 5:00 p.m., Eastern
Time, on November 18, 2014.
Each of Blackstone Alternative Alpha Fund and Blackstone Alternative
Alpha Fund II (collectively, the “Funds”) announced today that it
expects to pay a year-end distribution to its shareholders of record on
December 31, 2014.
Blackstone (NYSE:BX) today announced a partnership with a highly
experienced management team, led by Matthew Rosenblum, the Founder and
Chief Executive Officer at Solops, LLC, to create Onyx Renewable
Partners (“Onyx”). As a new affiliate of Blackstone portfolio company,
Fisterra Energy (“Fisterra”), Onyx will be owned by funds managed by
Blackstone on behalf of its private equity investors.
Tiptree Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:TIPT) (“Tiptree”) has entered into a
definitive agreement to sell its subsidiary Philadelphia Financial
Group, Inc. (including both its Third Party Administration and Life
Insurance operations) (“PFG”), to funds managed by the Tactical
Opportunities Group of The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)
(“Blackstone”), for approximately $155 million in cash plus additional
consideration of approximately $10 million to be paid over two years.
In front of a live crowd of more than 25,000 BlizzCon ®
attendees and an expected online audience numbering in the millions,
Blizzard Entertainment today announced Overwatch ™ ,
a pick-up-and-play first-person shooter featuring an amazing cast of
heroes and set in an all-new Blizzard game universe.
BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research announced the October 30 launch of
the BofA Merrill Lynch Green Bond Index (ticker GREN). The index is
designed to track the performance of debt issued by quasi-governments
and corporations where the proceeds of the issue are to be used solely
for projects and activities that promote climate or other environmental
On Sunday, Booz Allen will debut a powerful new device that will help
law enforcement and the military conduct immediate fingerprint analysis
at an incident scene – saving precious time in the initial stages of an
First Patient Enrolled in PLATINUM Diversity Trial Evaluating Performance in Women, Black Americans, Latinos/Hispanics, Native Americans and Alaska Natives with Coronary Artery Disease
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