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Synthorx Hit With Investor Suit Seeking Sanofi Merger Records

Synthorx Inc. was sued in Delaware Thursday by a shareholder seeking corporate records to probe whether conflicts of interest led its board to leave tens of millions on the table when agreeing to a proposed $2.5 billion acquisition by drug giant Sanofi SA.

Index Fund Giants Draw Antitrust Scrutiny in U.S. Mergers (1)

U.S. antitrust officials have begun asking companies about communications with their biggest shareholders as part of merger investigations, according to people familiar with the matter, adding to the growing scrutiny of the power of giant index funds.

McGraw-Hill, Barnes & Noble Accused of Online Monopoly (2)

Barnes & Noble Education Inc., McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings LLC, and other leading textbook publishers and retailers were hit with an antitrust lawsuit in Delaware federal court Thursday claiming they’re trying to drive independent college bookstores out of the market for online course materials.

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