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DAIICHI SANKYO, INC: Carrie Ann Inaba Partners with Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. to Encourage Americans to “Get Iron Informed”

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. today announced a partnership with dancer, choreographer and TV host Carrie Ann Inaba on Get Iron Informed, a campaign to raise awareness of Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA) – a common type of anemia that can occur when iron levels are insufficient to generate healthy red blood cells.2 Ms. Inaba is partnering with Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. to share her personal experience living with the condition, and reach those who are undiagnosed and at risk so they understand the importance of speaking to their doctor about their iron levels.

CELGENE CORPORATION: Bristol-Myers Squibb to Acquire Celgene to Create a Premier Innovative Biopharma Company

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) and Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Bristol-Myers Squibb will acquire Celgene in a cash and stock transaction with an equity value of approximately $74 billion.

DAIICHI SANKYO, INC: Daiichi Sankyo Out-Licenses ROS1/NTRK Inhibitor DS-6051 to AnHeart Therapeutics

Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (“Daiichi Sankyo”) and AnHeart Therapeutics Inc. (“AnHeart Therapeutics”) announced they have entered into a worldwide exclusive license agreement (“Agreement”) for DS-6051, Daiichi Sankyo’s selective ROS1/NTRK inhibitor, currently in phase 1 development in the United States and Japan.

ABN AMRO SERVICES COMPANY: ABN AMRO Digital Impact Fund invests in CrossLend digital lending platform

ABN AMRO’s Digital Impact Fund (DIF) is teaming up with Earlybird and solarisBank to invest EUR 14 million in Germany’s CrossLend.

CIT GROUP INC: CIT Northbridge Serves as Sole Lead Arranger on $35 Million Credit Facility for Imperial Crane Services Inc.

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today announced that CIT Northbridge Credit, its joint venture financing unit, served as sole lead arranger on a $35 million senior secured credit facility for Imperial Crane Services Inc.

JOHNSON & JOHNSON: Johnson & Johnson Announces Series of Collaborations Aimed at Transforming Mental Health Care in Low-Resource Settings

Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (Johnson & Johnson) announced today a comprehensive partnership with the Government of Rwanda to significantly strengthen and expand access to quality mental health care in the country.

AVIS BUDGET GROUP, INC.: Avis Budget Group Partners With Lyft to Provide Drivers With On-Demand Access to Avis Vehicles

Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today announced a multi-year deal with Lyft, the fastest growing ride hailing company, in which Avis will add thousands of vehicles to the Lyft Express Drive program in cities across North America.

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