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

Corporate buyers drove M&A deals in 2014's first quarter

Strong M&A activity signaled confidence that the economy continues to rebound.

Updated: April 27, 2014, - 12:57 PM

Polaris profit rises 7% after sales of off-road vehicles surge

Motorcycle and off-road vehicle sales roared ahead in the first quarter, leading Polaris Industries Inc. to another record profit.But the...

Updated: April 23, 2014, - 08:41 PM

Vascular Solutions’ 1Q revenue rose 15 percent

Vascular Solutions Inc.’s first-quarter revenue grew 15 percent to a record $29.9 million, the Maple Grove-based maker of products used...

Updated: April 22, 2014, - 09:00 PM

Minnesota companies hit a down quarter; has the slide ended?

Big-name companies in the Star Tribune 100 dropped steeply in the first quarter. Now the question is whether the slide has ended.

Updated: April 06, 2014, - 09:15 PM

St. Thomas names new business school dean

The University of St. Thomas has named Stefanie Lenway, the business school dean at Michigan State University, to succeed Christopher...

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 08:46 PM

Techne makes investment in biotechnology test system company

Minneapolis-based Techne Corp. has made a $10 million investment in CyVek Inc., a deal that is a step toward acquiring...

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 08:45 PM

Plymouth-based Holaira raises $42 million

Med-tech firm developed a procedure to treat obstructive lung disease.

Updated: April 03, 2014, - 08:43 PM

Agribusiness co-op CHS posts lower revenue, profit in first half of fiscal year

Lower prices for refined fuels and many grain and crop nutrients contributed to revenue and earnings declines at agribusiness cooperative...

Updated: April 03, 2014, - 08:43 PM

Target's corporate credit rating cut by S&P

The retailer’s data breach and Canadian stumble led to a one-notch cut by Standard & Poor’s.

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 07:54 AM

Edina law firm's remodel is a work of art

A smart-office remodel allows lawyers to better connect with the community and one another.

Updated: March 23, 2014, - 09:24 AM

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