Can Utah Become a Place for Global Headquarters?
It was a big year for mergers and acquisitions in the Beehive State, with a handful of iconic Utah companies folding into larger firms or getting snapped up by big private equity gunslingers.
In March, Verisk Analytics acquired South Jordan...January 1, 2013
Stay Active During the Winter from the Office to Outdoors
It’s winter. The air is colder, it’s dark outside earlier and longer, and there may or may not be snow on the sidewalk—but don’t let that prevent you from keeping up healthy habits and activities. Below you will find tip...January 1, 2013
The Zions Bank Consumer Attitude Index (CAI) increased 1.4 points from November to December. Today, the index sits at 77.3, just below its six-month moving average of 79.8. The national Consumer Confidence Index (CCI), as reported by The Confer...December 28, 2012
Ancestry.com (Nasdaq:ACOM) announced that the Ancestry.com stockholders have approved the previously announced merger agreement pursuant to which a company owned by Permira funds and co-investors, will acquire the Company.
Based on the prel...December 28, 2012
CampusBookRentals (www.campusbookrentals.com) announced the rollout of an advanced point-of-sale system (POS) for college bookstores. This rollout comes after a string of technology advancements delivered to bookstores over the last three years...December 28, 2012
Security National Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: SNFCA) announced it has, through its wholly owned subsidiary Security National Life Insurance Company, closed on a coinsurance transaction with Mothe Life Insurance, located in Gretna, Louisiana ...December 28, 2012
Gov. Gary R. Herbert selected TODD KISER as commissioner of the Utah Insurance Department. Kiser is currently finishing his final term as a legislator and working as president of Kiser-Lord Insurance Agency. Herbert also appointed ROBERT PERO t...December 28, 2012
Visit Salt Lake recently won the bid to host the 2015 Annual Meeting for the Society of Environmental Toxicology (SETAC). Scheduled for November 2015 at the Salt Palace Convention Center, this citywide convention will attract approximately 2,50...December 27, 2012
TSYS (NYSE: TSS) announced that it has completed its acquisition of ProPay. ProPay is now a wholly owned TSYS subsidiary reporting to Mark Pyke, president of TSYS’ Merchant Services segment.
ProPay previously operated as a privately-h...December 27, 2012
Extend Health, operator of a private Medicare exchange, announced that the company received a 2012 Hire Power award from Inc. Magazine. In its inaugural year, the Hire Power award recognizes the top 100 U.S. companies that are rebuilding the ec...December 27, 2012
Utah’s nonfarm wage and salaried job count for November 2012, as generated by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), expanded by 3.1 percent compared against the employment level for November 2011. This is a 12-month increase of 37,80...December 26, 2012
Beckett & Robb, a custom men’s wear company, has gained traction quickly in the custom clothing industry in Utah. The brand was created with the simple idea that there was an unmet segment of the suit market. Historically custom suits...December 26, 2012
ForeverGreen Worldwide Corporation (OTCBB: FVRG), a provider of nutritional foods and other healthy products, announced that members of the company traveled to Asia to tour six different Asian cities.
ForeverGreen views the Asian countries ...December 26, 2012
Richfield Oil & Gas Company, ‘ROIL’ ("Richfield"), announced that it has engaged Global Hunter Securities as its financial advisor in connection with a proposed financing that will allow Richfield to further implement ...December 26, 2012
The University of Utah wants to be on the cutting edge of the “crowdfunding” trend and is starting an effort to bring this new funding source to the world of academic research and technology commercialization.
The University of ...December 21, 2012