Daily Archives: December 3, 2018

Disney makes it harder for chief Bob Iger to get his bonus

It will be harder for Disney chief Bob Iger to earn a $100 million equity award following the acquisition of 21st Century Fox, but he could make even more money if the media conglomerate hits aggressive performance thresholds. The new benchmarks follo...

By | 2018-12-03T22:57:18+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

‘We can do better’ in health care delivery, says CEO at Oregon Leadership Summit

Even with Oregon's success in increasing the health insurance rate to 95 percent, now is not the time to rest on our laurels, the CEO of the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center told attendees at the 16th annual Oregon Leadership Summit on Monday. “...

By | 2018-12-03T22:50:50+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Oregon Business Plan emphasizes immediacy

Oregon business leaders on Monday cranked up the pressure on elected officials to address the state's volatile revenue system and underfunded public pension plan.

By | 2018-12-03T22:29:08+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Port Washington State Bank plans new branch in Mequon

Port Washington State Bank plans to open a new location in Mequon in the first quarter of next year.  The bank plans to take over the former Associated Bank branch at 10509 N. Port Washington Road, according to an announcement. Port Washington State B...

By | 2018-12-03T22:13:42+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

New credit facility in place for one of Pittsburgh’s biggest private companies

PNC Bank announced the closing of a $200 million senior secured credit facility for Armada Partners LP, Pittsburgh’s third-largest private company. PNC (NYSE:PNC) served as administrative agent and PNC Capital Markets LLC served as joint lead arranger...

By | 2018-12-03T22:07:35+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Former 43North winner receives $15 million investment

Another former 43North winner that moved out of Buffalo has closed on a major round of funding. Regentys went under the name Asana Medical when it won a $250,000 prize as part of the first class of winners in 2014. Per the rules of the state-funded co...

By | 2018-12-03T17:02:00+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Wireless tech is getting an ‘unprecedented’ update — and Dallas is getting the VIP treatment

Dallas is getting a front-row seat for the future. The city is in a select club of places receiving the blinding speeds of the next wave of wireless tech known as 5G. AT&T (NYSE: T) selected Dallas among a dozen cities to access this year what wi...

By | 2018-12-03T16:24:33+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Higher education faces challenges ahead

Higher education has yet to be disrupted by technology and globalization the way some industries have. Sectors ranging from retail to entertainment to manufacturing have seen seismic shifts in their delivery models, competition, and customer expectatio...

By | 2018-12-03T14:48:44+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

​CBJ Morning Buzz: Is Tepper mulling changes to Panthers organization?; Charlotte celebrates 250 years; NC elections board chief resigns

In local news: Excitement over the Carolina Panthers' first season under new owner David Tepper has faded fast, and recent losses might have the hedge-fund billionaire weighing changes to the franchise he acquired over the summer. That's according to ...

By | 2018-12-03T14:13:19+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|