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

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

Medtox Scientific to be sold

Shares of the New Brighton-based medical testing firm jumped $6.98 on news of the sale to Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings.

Updated: June 04, 2012, - 10:52 PM

Rapala lands deal with Otter Outdoors

The agreement marks Rapala's fourth deal in 10 months with a Minnesota fishing-gear business.

Updated: May 29, 2012, - 10:26 PM

Urologix files to raise an additional $6 million

Urologix Inc. filed a registration statement Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise about $6 million through an additional equity offering.

Updated: May 25, 2012, - 09:02 PM

Obituary: Shirley Petersen grew a bit of Eden in Edina

Look closely at the Terrace Garden at Edina's Arneson Acres Park this summer and you'll see plantings of Janie Primrose Marigolds, Salvia Vista Red and Ageratum Hawaii Blue. The floral displays are a tribute to the park's longtime greenhouse head, Shirley Petersen.

Updated: May 17, 2012, - 08:46 PM

Regis discusses adding another independent director

Regis Corp. announced it is in discussions to add another outside director to its board. The Edina-based hair care company issued a press release saying the company is talking with Daniel Beltzman, Managing Member of Birch Run Capital, about including him on the ballot at the 2012 annual meeting. Regis typically holds their annual meeting in October.

Updated: May 17, 2012, - 12:21 PM

Arctic Cat posts 130 percent jump in annual net income

The largest introduction of new snowmobile models in Arctic Cat's history plus strong sales of side-by-side all terrain vehicles helped Arctic Cat exceed analysts expectations for yearly sales and earnings.

Updated: May 15, 2012, - 10:56 AM

Valspar reports strong quarter, raises guidance for year

Paint and coatings maker Valspar Corp. laid down a strong second quarter and is raising its guidance for the remainder of the year. The Minneapolis-based company's second-quarter earnings rose 35.9 percent to $76.5 million or 83 cents per share while sales rose 4 percent to $1.03 billion

Updated: May 15, 2012, - 09:37 AM

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