The brass at Fridley-based Thor Construction were in Haiti last week with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who encouraged foreigners to invest in Haiti as she and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, led what the Washington Post called a "a star-studded delegation" to inaugurate a new industrial park.
Updated: October 27, 2012, - 09:34 PM
Minnesota-led merger deals slipped in the third quarter, but year-end activity points to the best year for U.S. dealmakers since the recession.
Updated: October 21, 2012, - 09:02 PM
IrriGreen, an Eden Prairie landscape-irrigation outfit that cuts installation time and water use in half through digital technology, is one of three finalists among 20 participants in the North Central Region of the Cleantech Open business-accelerator program. It will compete next month for $250,000 worth of cash and in-kind services at the Cleantech Global Forum in California.
Updated: October 20, 2012, - 05:04 PM
Its business in mortgage-backed securities was cited as part of the reason for the investment bank's success.
Updated: October 17, 2012, - 09:31 PM
The deal will preserve the independence of the Minneapolis private investment firm.
Updated: October 17, 2012, - 03:46 PM
A hydraulics manufacturer hoping to expand hit a tight credit market. But the CEO's record of doing the right thing paid off.
Updated: October 14, 2012, - 04:02 PM
For several decades, Pillsbury was a giant in Minnesota business, politics and philanthropy.
Updated: October 14, 2012, - 06:05 AM
Dana Badgerow, a veteran businesswoman and Minnesota Commissioner of Administration during the Pawlenty administration, had helped the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota hit full stride as it celebrates its 100th anniversary this month.
Updated: October 13, 2012, - 05:34 PM
After a year for Grant Thornton in China, Alan Thometz shares his insights on the world's second-largest economy.
Updated: October 13, 2012, - 05:30 PM