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: Lyle Hanks was a staunch supporter of St. Louis Park

Lyle Hanks was "Mr. St. Louis Park."

Updated: November 24, 2012, - 08:06 PM

After solid start, Donaldson sales slip

But the maker of filtration systems forecasts sales will increase by the end of the fiscal year.

Updated: November 21, 2012, - 07:53 PM

Patterson sales flat

Patterson Companies reported lower than expected sales for its second quarter and reduced its earnings per share guidance for the rest of the year.

Updated: November 20, 2012, - 09:45 AM

Texas outfit to buy Little Canada gas pipeline service firm

Little Canada-based Q3 Contracting agreed to be sold for $48.1 million to Primoris.

Updated: November 14, 2012, - 09:27 PM

Northern Tool adding a pair of retailers

Sportsman's Guide, Golf Warehouse to be bought from French firm for $215M.

Updated: November 08, 2012, - 09:51 PM

UnitedHealth is selling its S.C. Medicaid business

Coverage for 65,000 low-income people will shift to a Florida-based insurer.

Updated: October 31, 2012, - 08:28 PM

China's middle class growth offers shoe export opening

Well-heeled Chinese companies and consumers increasingly are stepping up to buy made-in-the-USA products. A Midwest shoemaker is ready to take advantage.

Updated: October 28, 2012, - 07:09 PM

2012 shaping up as a good deal year

Minnesota-led merger deals slipped in the third quarter, but year-end activity points to the best year for U.S. dealmakers since the recession.

Updated: October 21, 2012, - 09:02 PM

Sale of car-care business seen as sharpening Ecolab's focus

Just days after announcing the second-biggest acquisition in company history, Ecolab Inc. said Wednesday it will sell its vehicle-care business to Zep Inc. for about $120 million.

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 09:01 PM

Generational growth at Great Clips

The hair salon operator provides franchisees with resources and advice on transferring their businesses to next-generation owners.

Updated: October 13, 2012, - 05:30 PM

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