Daily Archives: November 13, 2018

Silicon Valley Bank’s parent snares life sciences investment bank for $280M

The parent company of Silicon Valley Bank will buy Leerink Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment bank that focuses on the life sciences and health care industries, the companies said Tuesday. Under the deal, Silicon Valley Bank's parent company, San...

By | 2018-11-13T23:21:28+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Healthcare|

Study: SA health care and bioscience sector now $40B industry

A new study conducted by Trinity University researchers Richard Butler and Mary Stefl and released by the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce shows that the economic impact from health care and bioscience activity in the Alamo City in 2017 was $40.2 billio...

By | 2018-11-13T23:11:20+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Technology|

CEO: Johnson Controls will continue to lead in Milwaukee community after Power Solutions sale

In an interview Tuesday afternoon, Johnson Controls chairman and CEO George Oliver said he expects Power Solutions to remain based in the current facility in Glendale both before and after the $13.2 billion sale closes.

By | 2018-11-13T22:49:34+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Budget and Tax|

Amazon’s NYC HQ2 plans include public housing and education initiatives

Amazon's arrival in Queens is set to leave an indelible mark on local schools and universities. Once rumors swirled that the e-commerce giant (NASDAQ: AMZN) was considering Long Island City as a locale for its HQ2, institutions like LaGuardia Communi...

By | 2018-11-13T22:27:35+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Education|

Silicon Valley Bank parent buys life science investment bank for $280M

The parent company of Silicon Valley Bank has agreed to acquire Leerink Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment bank that focuses on the life sciences and health care industries. Santa Clara-based SVB Financial Group said it will pay $280 million in c...

By | 2018-11-13T22:11:42+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Healthcare|

Survey: Nearing retirement, many baby-boomer business owners have no plans for transition

As America's baby-boom generation prepares for retirement, some observers have a question: What's going to happen to their businesses? There are more than 2 million baby boomer-age business owners in the U.S., with many here in the Sunshine State. But...

By | 2018-11-13T21:22:55+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Economics|

Disney Roundup: Theme parks, movies boost profit… ‘Star Wars’ prequel for streaming… Stan Lee dies

Burbank, California.-based Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) has operations around the country. It also owns ABC Television, ESPN Inc., Pixar, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm Ltd., and is also in the process of buying 21st Century Fox’s (Nasdaq: FOX) entertainm...

By | 2018-11-13T20:56:54+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Media|