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

Minnesota's top CEOs saw their pay rise 26% in 2011

For the first time since 2007, the median total pay for Minnesota's 100 highest-paid CEOs topped $1 million.

Updated: July 30, 2012, - 09:41 AM

3M is one popular peer for CEO pay

The Maplewood giant was a "peer group" cited by compensation consultants at 62 U.S. firms -- more than any other company.

Updated: July 30, 2012, - 09:29 AM

CEOs' departures show that boards still have clout

On average, chief executives have a shorter time at top than they did in 2000.

Updated: July 29, 2012, - 10:33 AM

Deals downshift amid global uncertainty

But a strong June keeps hopes alive for a strong second half, and competition for middle-market M&A transactions is driving up their prices.

Updated: July 22, 2012, - 12:23 PM

Halfway into 2012, solid gains for ST100

The Star Tribune 100 stock index at midyear shows 57 gainers and some reasons for optimism in the second half.

Updated: July 01, 2012, - 01:16 PM

For-profit schools in cross hairs

New federal rules will hit ones whose students run up more debt than their jobs let them repay.

Updated: June 27, 2012, - 11:07 PM

Ethanol profits slow to a drip

The industry has been pinched by low demand and high production costs.

Updated: June 15, 2012, - 09:02 PM

Pinnacle Airlines wooed to move its HQ to Minnesota

Bankruptcy would allow the regional airline to break its Memphis lease and head north.

Updated: June 05, 2012, - 12:33 PM

Deluxe acquires more small business services

Shoreview-based Deluxe said Tuesday it acquired OrangeSoda, an internet marketing services company, for $27.7 million in cash. The acquisition by Deluxe will expand the number of services it can supply small businesses.

Updated: June 05, 2012, - 09:58 AM

Stratasys to proceed with merger

Stratasys Inc. has cleared a key regulatory compliance hurdle and can proceed with its $1.4 billion merger with Objet Ltd ., based in Rehovot, Israel. Both companies make rapid prototyping 3D printers.

Updated: June 05, 2012, - 09:58 AM

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