Company News for December 6, 2011 - Corporate Summary

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•    Shares of bio-pharma company Affymax Inc. (NASDAQ: AFFY ) increased 19.24% after FDA found Affymax's experimental anemia medication is as effective as drugs by Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN )

•    Discovery Group LLC announced it had acquired a 5.8% stake in software maker Intralinks Holdings Inc. (NYSE: IL ). Following this development, shares of Intralinks Holdings gained 9.63% to close at $5.69

•    Share prices of web-based software company SuccessFactors Inc. (NYSE: SFSF ) sky rocketed 51.43% after  SAP AG (NYSE: SAP ) said it would buy the company in a deal worth $3.4 billion

•    Pharma company Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s (NASDAQ: REGN ) share prices fell 5.53% after a study found no major difference between its Eylea medicine and a Roche Holding AG drug to treat an eye disorder

•    U.S. life insurance company MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET ) said earnings will probably rise in 2012 as CEO Steven Kandarian modifies management a year after the firm's biggest takeover

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Referenced Symbols: AFFY , IL , MET , REGN , SAP

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