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  • Oct 1- Brookfield Asset Management won the auction for Atlantic City's bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel with a $110 million bid, said two sources familiar with the situation. Revel Casino, which cost $2.4 billion to build, opened in 2012 and closed on Sept. 2 after filing for its second bankruptcy in June.

  • Update 1-Ardelyx bowel drug succeeds in mid-stage trial Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 8:55 AM ET

    Oct 1- Ardelyx Inc said its experimental drug to treat constipation-related irritable bowel syndrome achieved the main goal of increasing bowel movement compared with a placebo in a mid-stage study involving 371 patients.

  • Oct 1- Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc said its drug met the main goal of reversing the effect of anti-coagulant drugs in a late-stage study. Data showed that an intravenous shot of the drug, andexanet alfa, immediately reversed the effect of Eliquis, an anti-clotting drug by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co and Pfizer Inc..

  • Oct 1- Express Scripts Holding Co, the largest U.S. pharmacy benefit manager, said its two Medicare Part D prescription drug plans would be available at Walgreen Co as part of Express Scripts' preferred pharmacy network.

  • Club Coffee is seeking $600 million in damages and said Keurig was spreading "baseless and disparaging lies" about competitors' coffee pods to mislead consumers and coerce third parties into exclusive agreements. Club Coffee said it made coffee pods for Keurig brewers and sold them at lower prices than Keurig's own K-Cup packs.

  • Brookfield wins auction for bankrupt Revel Casino Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    Oct 1- Brookfield Asset Management has won the auction for Atlantic City's bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel, said a source familiar with the situation. The company bid $110 million for the casino complex, topping a $90- million bid by Florida real estate developer Glenn Straub, who did not submit a superior bid by 5.00 a.m. ET, the source said.

  • *China flatlines, India expands at slowest pace this year. BANGALORE/ SYDNEY, Oct 1- Dwindling demand cut factory activity across much of Asia and Europe in September, sending it to multi-month lows and raising the chances that global growth will slow in the months ahead.

  • Oct 1- Canada's Club Coffee said it was suing K-cup coffee pod maker Keurig Green Mountain Inc for engaging in anti-competitive measures to maintain a near monopoly and keep single-serve coffee prices artificially high.

  • *Expects deal to add 135 mln stg to events revenue in 2015. Oct 1- Communications and events company UBM Plc said it would buy trade show organizer Advanstar Communications for $972 million, becoming the top events organizer by revenue in the United States, but its shares fell on concern it had overpaid.

  • Oct 1- Ardelyx Inc said its experimental drug to treat constipation-related irritable bowel syndrome achieved the main goal of increasing bowel movement compared to a placebo in a mid-stage study involving 371 patients. Ardelyx licensed the drug, tenapanor, to AstraZeneca Plc in October 2012.

  • Oct 1- Communications and events company UBM Plc said it would acquire Advanstar Communications, a privately-held trade show organizer, for $972 million in cash to increase its focus on the events business in North America. Shares in the FTSE -250 company fell more than 3 percent on Wednesday to their lowest in more than two years.

  • Oct 1- Communications and events company UBM Plc said it would acquire Advanstar Communications, a privately-held trade show organiser, for $972 million in cash to increase its focus on the events business in North America. The company also announced a rights issue of 563 million pounds to help fund the deal.

  • Vivint Solar prices IPO Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 8:24 PM ET

    Sept 30- Residential solar panel installer Vivint Solar Inc priced its initial public offering at $16 per share, valuing the Blackstone Group LP- backed company at $1.68 billion.

  • UPDATE 1-Retrophin fires founder and CEO Shkreli Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 6:44 PM ET

    Sept 30- Retrophin Inc said it fired founder and Chief Executive Martin Shkreli effective immediately, the second top level change at the drugmaker this month. Retrophin said it had appointed Chief Operating Officer Stephen Aselage as interim CEO. Aselage was the chief business officer at BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc before joining Retrophin in 2012..

  • Sept 30- U.S. theater chain Regal Entertainment Group said it would not show the sequel to "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" in any of its IMAX theaters, objecting to a move by IMAX and Netflix to side step a normal theater release.

  • FACTBOX-Biggest global spinoffs since 2008 Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 3:39 PM ET

    Sept 30- Ebay Inc said it plans to spin off PayPal, its lucrative payments business, as a publicly traded company in the second half of 2015. Paypal contributes a little over 40 percent to eBay's revenue and is growing at a faster pace, compared with the company's marketplaces and enterprise businesses.

  • Sept 30- EBay Inc agreed on Tuesday to spin off its payments unit, PayPal, in the second half of 2015, after rebuffing activist investor Carl Icahn's proposal in January. Following are comments by eBay Chief Executive John Donahoe on PayPal spinoff since then:.

  • Sept 30- Johnson& Johnson agreed to pay $1.75 billion in cash to buy privately held Alios BioPharma Inc, which is developing a drug for a common respiratory viral infection in children for which there is no approved treatment.

  • Sept 30- An affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management has topped Florida real estate developer Glenn Straub's $90 million bid for the bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources.

  • Brookfield bids for Atlantic City's Revel Casino - WSJ Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    Sept 30- An affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management has topped Florida real estate developer Glenn Straub's $90 million bid for the bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources.