Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on May 4 ZURICH/BERLIN, May 4 (Reuters) - Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on Thursday: ADECCO ADEN.S Staffing group Adecco beat first-quarter sales expectations on Thursday, as companies rushed to outplacement markets after laying off staff to cope with the economic uncertainty. SWISS RE SRENH.S The reinsurance company said on Thursday that it swung to a net profit in the first quarter that was bigger than analysts had expected and w
Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions Adds Barrick, Advent International, Adobe, INEOS Energy; updates UBS May 3 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1700 GMT on Wednesday: ** Barrick Gold Corp ABX.TO is not interested in bidding for the copper assets of Teck Resources Ltd TECKb.TO as there are few synergies between the companies, CEO Mark Bristow said in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday.
Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions May 3 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1130 GMT on Wednesday: ** Centene Corp CNC.N will sell its artificial intelligence-powered healthcare analytics platform Apixio to investment firm New Mountain Capital as part of an ongoing portfolio review, the U.S. health insurer said on Wednesday.
Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on May 3 ZURICH/BERLIN, May 3(Reuters) - Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on May 3: NOVARTIS NOVN.S Amgen Inc sued Novartis AG's Sandoz in New Jersey federal court Monday, accusing Sandoz's proposed versions of its multibillion-dollar bone-strengthening drugs Prolia and Xgeva of infringing several patents.
Switzerland's Sika completes acquisition of Germany-based MBCC ZURICH, May 2 (Reuters) - Sika has completed its acquisition of Germany-based MBCC after receiving all necessary regulatory approvals, the Swiss chemicals company said on Tuesday. In order to get the approvals Sika said it had agreed to divest MBCC's chemical admixture business in a number of markets.
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