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Merck KGaA (MRCG.DE)

MRCG.DE on Xetra

97.89EUR
23 Sep 2016
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Moody's changes outlook on Merck KGAA's ratings to stable from negative; affirms ratings
Tuesday, 30 Aug 2016 12:20pm EDT 

: Moody's changes outlook on Merck KGAA's ratings to stable from negative; affirms ratings . Moody's on Merck KGAA -Outlook change prompted by solid operating performance since assigning negative outlook in Dec 2014 due to Sigma-Aldrich deal . Moody's on Merck KGAA -Pace of deleveraging has been slightly behind expectations largely owing to delayed closing of the Sigma-Aldrich acquisition Source -http://bit.ly/2bXHwy2 ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Merck KGaA says fertility unit benefiting from production problems at 2 U.S. rivals
Thursday, 4 Aug 2016 04:48am EDT 

Merck KGaA media call : CEO on fertility business, benefiting from 2 competing products in U.S. held back by production problems . CEO says unclear how long positive effect will last because production of one rival fertility product has resumed . CEO says will file for first avelumab approval in U.S. at end-Q3, in Europe towards year-end . CEO says currently have no active plans to divest any businesses, though constantly reviewing our portfolio . CFO says acquisitions worth more than 500 million eur not on the agenda for next 2 years Further company coverage: [MRCG.DE] ((frankfurt.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +49 69 7565 1270;)).  Full Article

Germany's Merck KGaA, AmoyDx collaborate to bring liquid biopsy RAS biomarker testing to China
Thursday, 28 Jul 2016 02:46am EDT 

Merck KGaA : Merck and Amoy Diagnostics Co Ltd collaborate to bring liquid biopsy RAS biomarker testing to China . Merck and AmoyDx plan to implement ADx-SuperARMS liquid biopsy RAS test in Chinese medical centers in 2017​ .Merck and AmoyDx ‍plan to expand into other markets such as Argentina, India, Mexico, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Brazil, Russia by 2019​.  Full Article

India's Merck Ltd June-qtr profit up about 6 pct
Monday, 25 Jul 2016 06:24am EDT 

Merck Ltd : India's Merck Ltd - June-quarter net profit 179 million rupees; net sales 2.53 billion rupees . Net profit in June-quarter last year was 168.6 million rupees; net sales was 2.41 billion rupees .  Full Article

Merck says EMA accepts cladribine for review marketing authorisation application
Monday, 18 Jul 2016 02:00am EDT 

Merck Kgaa :EMA has accepted for review marketing authorization application (MAA) of investigational product cladribine tablets for treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.  Full Article

BRIEF-Pfizer and Germany's Merck KGaA initiate phase III trial
Thursday, 7 Jul 2016 11:56am EDT 

Pfizer Inc : Merck KGaA and Pfizer initiate phase III trial to evaluate avelumab as first-line treatment for ovarian cancer . New investigational regimen will evaluate avelumab in extending progression-free survival in treatment-naïve women .First phase III trial evaluating addition of an immune checkpoint inhibitor to standard of care in first-line ovarian cancer.  Full Article

Pfizer and Merck initiate phase III trial
Wednesday, 6 Jul 2016 08:00am EDT 

Pfizer Inc : Merck and Pfizer initiate phase III trial to evaluate avelumab as first-line treatment for ovarian cancer . New investigational regimen will evaluate avelumab in extending progression-free survival in treatment-naïve women .First phase III trial evaluating addition of an immune checkpoint inhibitor to standard of care in first-line ovarian cancer.  Full Article

Merck KGaA says plans to apply for authorization for Avelumab in H2
Monday, 20 Jun 2016 05:00am EDT 

Merck Kgaa : Says plan to apply for marketing authorization for avelumab against merkel cell carcinoma in h2 2016 Further company coverage: [MRCG.DE] ((frankfurt.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +49 69 7565 1272;)).  Full Article

Merck KGaA partners with Array BioPharma, Pierre Fabre on mCRC phase iii trial
Saturday, 4 Jun 2016 09:23am EDT 

Merck KGaA : Says partners with Array BioPharma and Pierre Fabre to initiate braf-mutant mCRC phase iii trial Further company coverage: [MRCG.DE] ((frankfurt.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +496975651270;)).  Full Article

Merck KGaA publishes Chinese Phase III study for Erbitux - Reuters
Monday, 25 Apr 2016 02:11am EDT 

Merck KGaA:Says phase III tailor landmark study demonstrates significant benefits of erbitux in combination with folfox over folfox alone - Reuters.Says marks a major milestone of merck’s oncology strategy including expansion in growth markets.Says will work with relevant authorities to make erbitux available for patients in china as a first - line treatment as soon as possible.  Full Article

BRIEF-Merck KGaA announces Isabel de Paoli new chief strategy officer

* Today announced that Isabel de Paoli has been appointed chief strategy officer effective Oct. 1, 2016 Source text - http://bit.ly/2dmPuiL Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)