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US SEC's Stein cautions on capital formation rules

WASHINGTON, Feb 25 As the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission gears up for an expected liberalization of the rules that govern how companies raise capital, the commission’s lone Democrat on Saturday urged the agency to tread carefully and avoid unduly harming investors.

UPDATE 1-German drugmaker Stada opens books to rival bidders

* Has received takeover proposals from three bidders (Adds context on M&A process, details)

Regulatory News, 25 Feb 2017

Stada says starts due diligence in M&A process

FRANKFURT, Feb 25 German generic drugs maker Stada Arzneimittel said on Saturday it had started a structured bidding process after receiving takeover bids from three buyout groups.

Regulatory News, 25 Feb 2017

BRIEF-Amir Efrati reports passive stake of 9 pct in Alcobra Ltd

* Amir Efrati reports passive stake of 9 percent in alcobra ltd as on Feb. 22, 2017

Regulatory News, 24 Feb 2017

BRIEF-Azaya Therapeutics Reports 5 pct passive stake in Cytori Therapeutics

* Azaya Therapeutics Inc reports 5 percent passive stake in Cytori Therapeutics as on Feb. 15, 2017 Source text:(http://bit.ly/2mg6n5N) Further company coverage:

Regulatory News, 24 Feb 2017

BRIEF-Adage capital partners reports 5.56 pct passive stake in Fred's Inc

* Adage Capital Partners L.P. reports 5.56 percent passive stake in Fred's Inc as on February 21, 2017 Source text:(http://bit.ly/2lSOCcj) Further company coverage:

Regulatory News, 24 Feb 2017

BRIEF-Frazier Healthcare VI L.P. reports 16.28 percent stake in Sierra Oncology as on Feb 14 - SEC filing

* Frazier Healthcare VI L.P. reports 16.28 percent stake in Sierra Oncology as on February 14, 2017 - sec filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2l8KPD5) Further company coverage:

Regulatory News, 24 Feb 2017

BRIEF-Agilis Biotherapeutics files to say it raised about $12.7 million in financing - SEC filing

* Agilis Biotherapeutics files to say it raised about $12.7 million in financing from total offering amount of about $23.3 million - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2lSIz7p)

24 Feb 2017

BRIEF-Callinize Inc files to say it raised about $15.8 million in equity financing

* Callinize Inc files to say it raised about $15.8 million in equity financing - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2l8g8OI)

24 Feb 2017

UPDATE 1-OMERS keen on financing construction of new infrastructure

* Net assets stand at C$85 billion at end 2016 (Recasts, adds comment from CFO)

24 Feb 2017

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