Shares of Willis Group Holdings plc (NYSE: WSH) gained about 1.3% after Willis Europe BV, a division of Willis Group Holdings acquired 100% of the shares of Polish insurance broker, Brokerskie Centrum Ubezpieczeniowe Sp. Zoo.
Shares of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) rose about 2% after the company adopted a plan for the purpose of repurchasing up to $100,000,000 of its common stock.
Shares of Baxter International Inc (NYSE: BAX) gained about 0.3% after the company entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Baxa Corporation.
Shares of Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: YAVY) rose about 3% after the company's Board of Directors appointed Wm. Mark DeMarcus Chief Operating Officer of the Company and of banking unit Yadkin Valley Bank & Trust.
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