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

IPO dreams grow more distant as investors want quick return

Few Minnesota companies have gone public in recent years, and still fewer have flourished afterward.

Updated: June 15, 2011, - 07:06 AM

Star Tribune 100: A roaring start

Most of Minnesota's largest companies are in positive territory - especially those in the urology field.

Updated: May 31, 2011, - 09:37 PM

Going for an IPO? Get ready for some abuse

Executives who've gone the IPO route warn that bringing a private company public isn't for the faint of heart.

Updated: May 29, 2011, - 10:39 PM

Two fraternal benefit groups agree to merger

Two longtime fraternal benefit organizations are set to merge this fall. St. Paul-based Catholic United Financial, founded in 1878, and its 74,000 members will welcome 12,000 members of Ely-based American Fraternal Union, which was organized in 1898 as the South Slavic Catholic Union.

Updated: May 20, 2011, - 09:15 PM

Lawsuit says St. Cloud firm 'robo-signed' affidavits

The AG's office filed a lawsuit in Hennepin County against Midland Funding.

Updated: May 19, 2011, - 09:51 PM

More Minnesotans need help paying utility bills

The number is expected to exceed 170,000 for the year.

Updated: May 19, 2011, - 07:35 PM

Record bus ridership fuels Jefferson Lines expansion

The bus company is taking over the Greyhound depot in Duluth and is looking to expand routes.

Updated: May 13, 2011, - 07:37 PM

Foreclosures falling in Minnesota and U.S.

But the slowdown is largely the result of delays in processing, not an improvement in economic conditions.

Updated: May 12, 2011, - 09:04 PM

46% have negative equity in home

As prices keep falling in Twin Cities, more mortgage holders go underwater.

Updated: May 10, 2011, - 06:21 AM

Deals likely to accelerate after slow start

After a sizzling fourth quarter, dealmaking slowed in the first quarter. But activity is likely to strengthen in the months ahead, bankers say.

Updated: May 08, 2011, - 03:20 PM

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