Validus Holdings Ltd., the Bermuda- based reinsurer, agreed to buy Western World Insurance Group Inc. for $690 million in cash to expand in specialty lines of coverage in the U.S.
Medco Health Solutions Inc. rose the most in two years after the company increased its 2010 earnings forecast.
Five states are considering whether they will sue to challenge Express Scripts Inc.’s bid for Medco Health Solutions Inc. if federal antitrust regulators approve the deal, two people familiar with the matter said.
Medco Health Solutions Inc. and Celesio AG agreed to combine operations in Europe to expand into new markets and cut health-care costs.
Medco Health Solutions Inc. and Celesio AG agreed to end their 15-month-old partnership on services for chronically ill patients.
Becton, Dickinson & Co. plunged the most in almost nine months after the maker of medical devices and supplies forecast fiscal 2012 profit that was less than analyst estimates.
VirnetX Holding Corp. won a $368 million jury verdict against Apple Inc. in 2012, and soon found itself under attack.