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Henderson shareholders approve merger with Janus Capital

LONDON, April 26 Shareholders of British asset manager Henderson Global Investors backed its $6 billion merger with U.S. fund firm Janus Capital on Wednesday, after Janus shareholders approved the deal earlier this week.

UPDATE 2-Tullow says promoting CEO to chairman best for company

* RLAM says CEO promotion to chairman violates governance rules

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BRIEF-Gurit Holding buys PH Windsolutions for undisclosed purchase price

* Signed an acquisition agreement with PH Windsolutions for an undisclosed purchase price

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UPDATE 2-New GlaxoSmithKline CEO wants fewer, bigger new drug launches

* Q1 adjusted EPS 25.0 pence vs consensus 24.5p (Adds analyst comment, latest shares)

BRIEF-GSK still in talks with AstraZeneca about start date for Luke Miels

April 26 GlaxoSmithKline Plc CEO Emma Walmsley told analysts:

EU mergers and takeovers (April 26)

BRUSSELS, April 26 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:

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UPDATE 1-Canadian pension fund CPPIB targets new investment avenues in India

MUMBAI, April 26 Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), the country's largest pension fund manager, is exploring opportunities in India's financial services, telecoms and logistics sectors to expand its bets in the South Asian economy, CPPIB's Asia Pacific head Suyi Kim said on Wednesday.

Britain's May says government speaking to Nestle over job cuts

LONDON, April 26 Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government was talking to Nestle after the Swiss-based company announced plans to cut almost 300 jobs in Britain, a move she said was not connected to Brexit.

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JPMorgan zooming in on Warsaw for new global back office centre

WARSAW/LONDON, April 26 U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase is zooming in on Warsaw as a destination for its new back office operations centre which could eventually employ several thousand people supporting the bank's European and Asian business, sources said.

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BRIEF-New GSK plans to sharpen priorities in drug development

April 26 GlaxoSmithKline CEO Emma Walmsley told reporters:

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