Repsol contemplates offer for Talisman Energy, Bloomberg says Repsol (REPYY) is contemplating making an offer for Talisman Energy (TLM) as it aims to deploy funds it was given as compensation for the loss of its share in YPF (YPF), according to Reuters, citing people familiar with the matter. The sources said that Repsol is working with JPMorgan as it examines making a potential bid. Reference Link
Shutterfly names Gautam Srivastava as Chief Human Resources Officer Shutterfly (SFLY) announced it has appointed Gautam Srivastava as senior vice president and chief human resources officer. Srivastava will join the Shutterfly team on July 21. Srivastava brings many years of human resources and general operating experience to his position. Most recently he was SVP of Human Resources and Marketing for LSI Corp. (LSI), a designer of semiconductors for datacenter storage and networking.
On The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary Today's noteworthy initiations include: Altria Group (MO) initiated with an Outperform at Cowen... Berkshire Hills Bancorp (BHLB) initiated with a Hold at Jefferies... CGI Group (GIB) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse... Halozyme (HALO) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan... Lorillard (LO) initiated with an Underperform at Cowen... MacroGenics (MGNX) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer... Philip Morris (PM) initiated with a Market Perform at Cowen... Prothena (PRTA) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer... Reynolds American (RAI) initiated with a Market Perform at Cowen... Seventy Seven Energy (SSE) initiated with a Buy at Wunderlich... SouFun (SFUN) initiated with a Neutral at Macquarie... Sprouts Farmers Markets (SFM) initiated with a Neutral at Longbow... Sterling Bancorp (STL) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies... Xencor (XNCR) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer... YPF (YPF) initiated with a Neutral at JPMorgan... iGATE (IGTE) initiated with an Outperform at William Blair.