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Stock Expected to Begin Trading on NYSE May 9th

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C - Thursday, May 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 23,684,210 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $40.00 per share. The shares of Quintiles common stock are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the single-letter symbol "Q” on May 9, 2013.

Quintiles is offering 13,125,000 shares of common stock, and selling shareholders are offering 10,559,210 shares of common stock. In addition, the selling shareholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 3,552,631 shares of common stock. The offering is expected to close on May 14, 2013.

Morgan Stanley, Barclays and J.P. Morgan are serving as joint lead book-running managers for the offering. Citigroup, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Wells Fargo Securities, BofA Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Ba ... Read more »
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AMSTERDAM - Thursday, May 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Smartmatic, a leading global provider of technology and services for automated elections, has announced the appointment of Marco Huberts as President of its Europe, Middle East and Africa operations (EMEA).

"It’s a great pleasure for me to welcome Marco to our management team. His experience and leadership will help our growth in these markets, helping forward-thinking electoral commissions to embrace projects toward more transparent, more efficient and more secure elections”, said Antonio Mugica, CEO of Smartmatic.

Huberts will undertake the overall responsibility of developing Smartmatic’s opportunities throughout EMEA, in particular those involving its electoral solutions business.

"I’m delighted to join Smartmatic's passionate, committed and knowledgeable team. I welcome the opportunity of working closely with electoral commissions and governments across the region, to help them evaluate ... Read more »
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Gemalto recognized in the World-Good category for its leading-edge technology used in an innovative device and pilot program that helped thwart illegal deforestation in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil

AMSTERDAM - Thursday, May 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has been named a 2013 Laureate of IDG’s Computerworld Honors Program. Gemalto was recognized in the World-Good category for its leading-edge Cinterion® M2M technology used in an innovative device and pilot program that helped thwart illegal deforestation in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil. The annual award program honors visionary applications of information technology (IT) promoting positive social, economic and educational change.

Gemalto’s Cinterion M2M technology provides wireless connectivity and GPS data for Invisible Tracck™, an innovative device developed by Cargo Tracck™ in Brazil. Installed ... Read more »
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Company Outlines Consistent Business Actions For Its Products, Packaging, Marketing

ATLANTA - Thursday, May 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company today announces four global business commitments to further contribute to healthier, happier, and more active communities. These commitments, which apply to the more than 200 countries where we do business, are to:

1) Offer low- or no- calorie beverage options in every market

2) Provide transparent nutrition information, featuring calories on the front of all of our packages

3) Help get people moving by supporting physical activity programs in every country where we do business

4) Market responsibly, including no advertising to children under 12 anywhere in the world

"Obesity is today’s most challenging health issue, affecting nearly every family and community across the globe. It is a global societal problem which will take all of us working together and doing our part ... Read more »
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Trend to Reduction in Hospital Stay vs. Traditional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

ME Newswire / Business Wire

SAN ANTONIO - Wednesday, May 8th 2013

Kinetic Concepts, Inc. announced today that an independent study presented at the 2013 Symposium of Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Spring conference in Denver, Colorado, showed that adjunctive treatment with V.A.C. VeraFlo™ Therapy, using the V.A.C.Ulta™ Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System, demonstrated a statistically significant decrease (p<0.05) in operating room (OR) visits for patients whose infected wounds required hospital admission and serial surgical debridement.1 The study, conducted by physicians at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Center for Wound Healing, also showed a trend toward a two- to three-day reduction in hospital stay compared to traditional V.A.C.® Therapy.

"Preliminary data on V.A.C.® Therapy with instillation, using the wound irrigation solution Prontosan® (B Bra ... Read more »
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