BRIEF-Automotive Finco Corp announces dividend increase and $40 mln financing
* Automotive Finco Corp. Announces significant transaction, dividend increase and $40 million financing
May 8 Natera Inc:
* Natera inc - launch of vistara, a non-invasive prenatal test (nipt) to screen single-gene disorders
* Natera Inc - Natera has partnered with baylor genetics to commercialize vistara
* Natera Inc - initially launching test to maternal fetal medicine specialists (MFMS) at leading clinics throughout U.S. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
SANTO DOMINGO, May 29 Nearly a dozen people, including current and former top officials, were arrested in the Dominican Republic early Monday for ties to $92 million in bribes paid by the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht to obtain public works contracts.
AMSTERDAM, May 29 A Dutch court on Monday rejected a request by Akzo Nobel investors for it to take immediate action against the company over its rejection of a takeover bid by U.S. rival PPG Industries, handing the Dutch company a victory in its efforts to repel the U.S. firm's 25 billion euro ($28 billion) proposed offer.