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iShares Global Healthcare ETF (IXJ)

- NYSEARCA
  • Nov. 21, 2014, 11:46 AM
    • CB Pharma Acquisition Corp. (CNLMU) files for an IPO of 4M units priced at $10 per unit. Each unit consists of one share of common stock, one right to purchase 1/10 of a share of common stock on the consummation of an initial business combination and one warrant to purchase 1/2 of one share of common stock at a full-share price of $11.50.
    • The firm is a blank check company formed by Coronado Biosciences (CNDO +0.5%). It will seek business combinations via mergers, share exchanges, asset acquisitions, share purchases, recapitalizations or reorganizations.
    • It has 18 months from the consummation of this offering to complete its initial business combination (up to 21 months in certain circumstances) or it will liquidate the trust account, distribute the proceeds to shareholders and dissolve.
    • Per NASDAQ listing rules, the target business for the initial combination must have a fair market value equal to at least 80% of the value of the trust account.
    • ETFs: IBB, BIB, IRY, BIS, IXJ, DRGS (NYSEARCA:IPO)
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  • Jul. 7, 2014, 1:32 PM
    • Bloomberg reports that privately-held Omega Pharma N.V. is exploring a sale of the company for as much as $4B. The Belgian firm was taken private ~three years ago by the founder.
    • ETFs: IBB, BIB, IRY, IXJ, BIS, EWK, DRGS
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  • Apr. 22, 2014, 12:14 PM
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IXJ Description
The iShares S&P Global Healthcare Sector Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of companies that Standard & Poor's deems part of the healthcare sector of the economy and important to global markets, as represented by the S&P Global Healthcare Sector Index. The index is a subset of the Standard & Poor's Global 1200 Index.
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Sector: Healthcare
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