BRIEF-Becton Dickinson to buy Bard for $24 billion
* Deal immediately accretive and expected to generate high single-digit accretion to adjusted EPS in fiscal year 2019 to Becton Dickinson
Jan 12 Nexstim Oyj :
* Board of directors of company has today resolved to approve Bracknor's request to convert 500,000 euros ($535,000) of convertible bond to company's shares at issue price of 0,10727 euro Source text for Eikon:
Further company coverage: ($1 = 0.9363 euros) (Gdynia Newsroom)
NEW YORK, April 23 Becton Dickinson and Co will acquire C R Bard Inc in a $24 billion deal that will give shareholders of the target about 15 percent of the combined entity, the two medical technology companies said on Sunday.