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Signs of life for more public companies based locally (Infographic)

More public companies faded from The List, but recent IPOs give a glimmer of hope......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

To Shatter the Glass Ceiling, Don"t Force It

Before California Gov. Jerry Brown signs legislation that would require public companies based in the state to put a certain number of female directors on their boards, he should consider how ineffective such quotas have been, writes columnist John Stoll......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 8th, 2018

Cover story: Numbers are increasing, but public companies still slow to bring women on board

Among 35 public companies in the region today, including the largest banks by market share based locally, 17.5 percent of board members were women. That is up 16 percent since last year and up 57 percent over the past five years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2018

Report: LCNB"s 5 highest-paid executives

The five highest-paid executives at LCNB Corp. each pulled in more than $130,000 in compensation last year. The Lebanon-based banking company (Nasdaq: LCNB) is one of the few public companies in the region — so its financial health carries a big .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2019

Gap Inc. to separate into two public companies

San Francisco-based Gap Inc. will soon break apart into two separate publicly traded companies following a decision to spin Old Navy out from the retail icon. The company (NYSE: GPS) released plans to break Old Navy apart from its namesake and fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 28th, 2019

Gap to separate into two public companies

San Francisco-based Gap Inc. will soon break apart into two separate publicly traded companies following a decision to spin Old Navy out from the retail icon. The company (NYSE: GPS) released plans to break Old Navy apart from its namesake and fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 28th, 2019

Cincinnati public company to be sold for $2.5B

One of Greater Cincinnati’s largest public companies has agreed to be sold to a private equity firm. The board of Multi-Color Corp. (Nasdaq: LABL) has unanimously approved a deal to sell the Batavia-based company to Platinum Equity LLC. The deal is.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2019

Cover story: U.S. companies are rolling in cash — and fearful to spend it

Why are Memphis-based public companies holding a combined $6.4 billion in cash?.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2019

MBJ"s "absolutely, positively" biggest stories of 2018

With 2018 winding down, it's time to look at Memphis Business Journal's top stories of the year, based on readership and popularity. Some aren't all that surprising, given the global reach of our local corporate citizens and public companies. FedEx .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 28th, 2018

South San Francisco biotech files for what could be first Bay Area IPO of 2019

Harpoon Therapeutics Inc. on Thursday filed paperwork for what could be the first Bay Area IPO of 2019. The South San Francisco company's filing comes at the end of a year in which 19 life science companies from the region went public, with half of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 28th, 2018

Cannabis Watch: Marijuana IPOs in 2019: These companies could be the next hot pot stocks

As 2018 draws to a close and the reality of recreational marijuana in Canada sinks in, the next round of initial public offerings in the cannabis sector will likely come from U.S.-based companies looking to raise cash......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 27th, 2018

Light Street Capital’s Returns, AUM, and Holdings

Light Street Capital Management is a Palo Alto-based hedge fund, which mainly invests in public companies from the technology and media se.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyDec 16th, 2018

Dallas-based insurance company acquired by Illinois public company for $405M

Addison’s National Teachers Associates Life Insurance Company is being purchased by an Illinois-based public company for $405 million. Horace Mann Educators Corp. (NYSE: HMN) announced Monday its acquisition of NTA, which specializes in developing.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2018

Arlington life sciences advisory firm raises $21M, buys competitor

Bioinformatics Inc. has raised $21 million in Series B funding and has already made an acquisition with the funds. The Arlington-based consulting firm, which provides research and advisory services to life science and diagnostic companies, paid $.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 10th, 2018

The top 26 largest company IPOs of the year

More than half of companies that have gone public this year are in pharmaceuticals and life sciences or technology, media and telecommu.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 7th, 2018

How Whiting Petroleum plans to transform under new leadership

Many of the new execs formerly worked at Houston-based public energy companies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2018

Is JinkoSolar’s Big Gain a Win for All Global Solar Companies?

JinkoSolar finally may be showing signs of life again, but that may only marginally help other solar stocks recover some of their lost mojo......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 26th, 2018

WEC, Kohl"s, ManpowerGroup, Harley-Davidson execs among area"s highest paid: Slideshow

Top executives of public companies based in the Milwaukee seven-county area are surely giving thanks this holiday season, as their compensation packages grow. Compiling The List each year for the highest-paid executive officers is always eye-opening.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 23rd, 2018

Even more IPOs are anticipated next year — here are 12 expected from the Bay Area

The Bay Area is home to three-quarters of the companies projected to go public next year by a New York-based firm. Here is a look at who they are......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 19th, 2018

These Houston-based public companies reported the highest median employee pay for 2017

Ever wondered what a typical employee earns at Houston’s major companies? A snapshot of that information is now available in public companies’ annual proxy statements filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  This year marks the firs.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 18th, 2018

Silicon Valley Bank"s parent snares life sciences investment bank for $280M

The parent company of Silicon Valley Bank will buy Leerink Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment bank that focuses on the life sciences and health care industries, the companies said Tuesday. Under the deal, Silicon Valley Bank's parent company, S.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2018