| Dec 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Thousands of patients served at Evanston, Highland Park and Glenbrook hospitals over the past 14 years were informed by mail this week that they may qualify as members of a class action lawsuit over hospital pricing practices.
The lawsuit arises from...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 6:52 PM
WATERBURY — Two state agencies have tentatively approved a joint agreement that would allow a for-profit Texas hospital chain to acquire assets of the nonprofit Waterbury Hospital, the first of five Connecticut hospitals the Dallas company plans...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Aetna announced an agreement Monday to spend $400 million acquiring bswift, a Chicago technology company that offers a retail style platform for health insurance.
The acquisition is expected to close before the end of the year. It will be funded with...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:24 AM
In a surprising move, United Technologies Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Louis R. Chênevert has informed the company’s board of directors of his immediate retirement, the company announced Monday.
The board tapped Gregory J. Hayes, the...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 1:26 PM
A Miami-based concrete company says it paid $3.2 million for two manufacturing plants in Palm Beach County.
Adonel Concrete's deal follows another recent acquisition by the company: 2.5 acres for a concrete plant at Commercial Boulevard and Powerline...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Tribune Media saw earnings decline by 24 percent in the third quarter, due in part to losses associated with its former publishing business, which it spun off in August.
The Chicago-based company reported net income of $38 million, or 38 cents per...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:38 AM
At least two top-10 Yahoo Inc shareholders are so unhappy with Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's turnaround efforts that they are making a direct plea to AOL Inc CEO Tim Armstrong to explore a merger and run the combined company.
Their move follows an...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Conning Holdings Corp. of Hartford, an asset manager known for its insurance research, will be acquired for $240 million by Cathay Holdings Corp., a financial holding company in Taipei, Taiwan.
Most of Conning's workforce, 220 of its 289 employees,...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Helped by its recent acquisition of Chicago-based Hillshire Brands, Tyson served up quarterly results Monday that exceeded analysts' expectations and said the integration of Hillshire is going well.
Tyson included one month of results from Hillshire,...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Rising up from the ashes of the Great Recession, Impact Networking is back on track and ready to start construction on a new headquarters in Mettawa.
The 30,000-square-foot, two-story office building at 13875 W. Boulton Blvd. will house 75 employees when...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Facebook, the world's largest social-media service, hit 1.35 billion monthly active users as of the end of the third quarter, up 14% year-over-year, and exceeded Wall Street financial estimates.
The company's Q3 2014 revenue was $3.20 billion, an...