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  • Baltimore medical device maker could sell for $65 million under deal with Texas company

    Baltimore medical device maker could sell for $65 million under deal with Texas company
    A Texas company could buy Baltimore medical device maker eNeura for $65 million under a deal the companies struck in March. Orthofix International is loaning eNeura $15 million and already paid the company $250,000 as part of the agreement, detailed...
  • Phoenix Reports Net Loss Of $213 Million Last Year

    The Phoenix Cos. reported a net loss of $213.2 million in 2014 and spent tens of millions of dollars on audit fees and expenses related to the company's restatement of financial filings, according to filings Tuesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange...
  • Small investors blame bad advice from brokers for big losses

    Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune. Her broker, David Harris, advised her to sell $400,000 worth of relatively safe municipal bonds, she says, and sink the proceeds into real estate and energy partnerships in hopes of...
  • Dominion Resources CEO Farrell made $17.3M in 2014

    Energy provider Dominion Resources Inc. awarded its CEO a pay package valued at $17.3 million in fiscal 2014, up 59 percent from the previous year, according to an Associated Press analysis of a regulatory filing. The compensation package from Thomas...
  • TransUnion files for IPO to raise as much as $100 million

    TransUnion files for IPO to raise as much as $100 million
    Credit reporting company TransUnion on Tuesday filed documents for an initial public offering, seeking to raise as much as $100 million for the Chicago-based company. Its competitors, Equifax and Experian, already are publicly traded. TransUnion...
  • Comcast to form new, $4 billion investment company

    PHILADELPHIA Michael Angelakis, the top Comcast Corp. executive who headed the negotiations for NBCUniversal and Time Warner Cable Inc., will leave his post to head a new Comcast-controlled company that will invest in growth-oriented companies. The new...
  • Northern Trust CEO, COO pay rises in 2014

    Northern Trust CEO, COO pay rises in 2014
    Northern Trust Chief Executive Officer Rick Waddell earned $9.9 million in cash and stock last year, up 4 percent from what the Chicago-based financial services firm paid him in 2013. Meanwhile, Northern Trust's first female chief operating officer, Jana...
  • Ex-McDonald's CEO Thompson named to Northern Trust board

    Don Thompson, who recently retired as chief executive of struggling McDonald's, has joined the board of directors of Chicago-based financial services provider Northern Trust. "He brings deep management and board experience from the perspective of...
  • Baltimore-based fund targeted by activist investor

    Baltimore-based fund targeted by activist investor
    Adams Express Co., an 86-year-old closed-end investment fund based in Baltimore, is being targeted by an activist investor who thinks the $1.53 billion fund is significantly undervalued. Phillip Goldstein, who runs Special Opportunities Fund Inc.,...
  • Dov Charney seeks millions in pay, damages from American Apparel

    Dov Charney seeks millions in pay, damages from American Apparel
    Dov Charney, who was fired as chief executive of American Apparel in December after an internal investigation revealed personal and professional misconduct, plans to seek up to $35 million in damages from the company. Those damages, being sought through...
  • Bankers are complaining — again — about too much regulation

    Bankers are complaining — again — about too much regulation
    The term "regulatory capture" refers to what happens when regulators swim so close to the companies they regulate that they get snared in those companies' gravitational fields. What results is tolerant, indulgent regulation, or none at all. For a good...