Patrick Kennedy

Reporter | Business, Research
Phone: 612-673-7926
Patrick Kennedy, reporter and researcher, produces the annual Star Tribune 100 ranking of Minnesota’s biggest companies; the CEO compensation package and the Nonprofit 100 as well as the Quarterly Deals and Quarterly Money Managers reports.

Recent content from Patrick Kennedy

Obituary: Gail Heil was a lover of old-time music

Gail Heil taught countless people her love for traditional music as a teacher, performer and festival organizer.Heil taught fiddle, banjo...

Updated: June 18, 2013, - 03:16 PM

Schulze plans billion-dollar foundation on research, education

The founder of Best Buy and its single-largest shareholder plans to gradually expand the size of his $100 million family foundation in hopes of “meaningful, transformational change.”

Updated: June 18, 2013, - 05:40 AM

Healthier companies provide superior results

Why a virtual portfolio of 42 Top Workplaces companies is outperforming the Standard & Poor’s 500 index.

Updated: June 16, 2013, - 06:51 AM

What analysts are saying

New Dental CoverageWells Fargo analyst Jamie Stockton initiated coverage on Patterson Cos. Thursday with a rating of ‘‘Market Perform’’ (or...

Updated: June 15, 2013, - 02:52 PM

SEC asks New Brighton-based Cardiovascular Solutions for trading information

A board member appears to be under scrutiny for the sale of common stock of Cardiovascular Solutions.

Updated: June 07, 2013, - 08:31 PM

Minnetonka TV installer Multiband sold for $116 million

The deal would be another example of a trend in which companies have found it expensive or burdensome to remain...

Updated: May 22, 2013, - 08:56 PM

The Star Tribune 100: This year, it's a top-heavy list

While Minnesota's corporate giants get bigger, the number of public companies has shrunk dramatically.

Updated: May 19, 2013, - 09:16 AM

Higher sales, hiring and spending signal robust business optimism

For the third consecutive year, most executives at Minnesota’s biggest public companies say the next 12 months are going to...

Updated: May 17, 2013, - 05:47 PM

Hedge fund manger Philip Falcone to face 2-year ban, $18M fine

The Chisholm native and part-owner of the Minnesota Wild has agreement in principle to settle civil actions.

Updated: May 09, 2013, - 07:23 PM

Minnesota dealmaking cooled in the 1st quarter after hot end to 2012

Tax law changes and fiscal cliff worries pulled deals into late 2012. But bankers expect activity to pick up later this year.

Updated: May 07, 2013, - 03:06 PM

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