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

First quarter was a swell quarter for deals

Capital markets delivered their strongest first quarter in 5 years as deal activity blossomed.

Updated: April 22, 2012, - 04:16 PM

Best Buy names members of CEO search committee

The Best Buy board of directors confirmed members of the CEO search committee and accepted the resignation of a long-time board member.

Updated: April 20, 2012, - 03:06 PM

Best Buy deals tied to insiders draw scrutiny

Analysts point to business arrangements between retailer and its board members, including founder Richard Schulze.

Updated: April 16, 2012, - 11:42 AM

Best Buy faces threat of S&P credit downgrade

A lowering of the electronics retailer's rating would put it into the "junk" category.

Updated: April 05, 2012, - 09:07 AM

CEO pay watch: Benjamin Fowke III of Xcel Energy

Total compensation: $5,974,445 for the year ended Dec. 31

Updated: March 16, 2012, - 10:15 PM

State stocks rediscover their bullish side

Newfound economic momentum is playing out well in Minnesota.

Updated: February 27, 2012, - 09:01 PM

Proto Labs shares up 81% in debut

The Maple Plain maker of custom parts ended its first day of trading on the NYSE by nearly doubling its IPO price.

Updated: February 24, 2012, - 10:41 PM

Maple Plain-based Proto Labs IPO raises nearly $70M

The Maple Plain manufacturer completed the first initial public stock offering among Minnesota companies in more than a year.

Updated: February 24, 2012, - 09:51 AM

Rapala hooks Big Lake maker of ice augers

The deal for StrikeMaster Corp. is part of the Finnish fishing giant's plan to broaden its offerings.

Updated: February 13, 2012, - 01:45 PM

Remember Shakers? Maker went bottoms up

Infinite Spirits, which made the vodka in Benson, Minn., has filed for Chapter 7 liquidation. Production ended a year ago.

Updated: February 03, 2012, - 10:11 PM

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