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

Takeover target Renaissance Learning rejects Plato bid

Shareholder files lawsuit asking why Renaissance still favors a lower offer from another private equity company.

Updated: October 12, 2011, - 11:40 AM

Plato again raises its bid for Renaissance Learning

Plato Learning Inc., an online education company based in Bloomington, raised its bid to acquire Wisconsin Rapids-based Renaissance Learning Inc. on Monday for a second time.

Updated: October 11, 2011, - 10:00 AM

Rimage Corp. acquiring California-based Qumu Inc.

Disc publisher will buy the video communications firm in a $52 million cash-and-stock deal.

Updated: October 10, 2011, - 07:28 PM

Regis Corp. chairman, CEO to leave

Company will promote veteran as it explores the possible sale of its Hair Club business.

Updated: October 04, 2011, - 08:36 AM

New Navarre CEO's salary: $450,000, plus extras

New Navarre CEO Richard Willis will get an annual salary of $450,000 and 700,000 shares of stock options and restricted stock awards, according to his employment agreement disclosed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday.

Updated: September 19, 2011, - 09:35 PM

Synovis reports strong quarter, topping analysts' predictions

Synovis Life Technologies continued to pump out profits in its third quarter, handily beating analysts' expectations.

Updated: August 24, 2011, - 09:16 PM

Taking the longer view of the Star Tribune 100

Despite the summer sell-off, markets are still higher than a year ago.

Updated: August 21, 2011, - 09:49 PM

Earnings up at Lakes Entertainment

The gaming company saw a earnings increase on an agreement to stop running a tribal casino.

Updated: August 10, 2011, - 09:13 AM

PeopleNet acquired by Trimble Navigation

PeopleNet Communications Corp., an onboard computing and carrier fleet communications provider based in Minnetonka, has been acquired by Sunnyvale, Calif. -based Trimble Navigation Ltd.

Updated: August 08, 2011, - 12:33 PM

ST100: 'Crisis of confidence'

Minnesota's Star Tribune 100 companies, regardless of industry, have lost billions in market value.

Updated: August 04, 2011, - 09:36 PM

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