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Triangle Business Journal

  • Disney’s Fox acquisition a done deal
    by Annlee Ellingson on March 20, 2019 at 12:09 pm

    It’s official: After 15 months of corporate counteroffers and regulatory accommodations, The Walt Disney Co. has closed its $71 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets. Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) took the penultimate step on Tuesday by launching the slimmed-down Fox Corp. on NASDAQ. The new standalone company produces and distributes news, sports and entertainment content through Fox News, Fox Sports, the Fox Network and the Fox Television Stations. Then, first thing Wednesday […]

  • How this NC university will use $4 million gift from Shoe Show founders
    by Ken Elkins on March 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    The Tucker family, founders of Shoe Show Inc., has donated $4 million to Gardner-Webb University to endow four scholarships each year at the Boiling Springs institution. Robert and Carolyn Tucker, who started the Shoe Show Inc. chain in 1960 in Kannapolis, made the gift at the urging of retired university president Frank Bonner. The scholarships will be called the Tucker Heart, Soul, Mind and Strength Scholarship, named for a Bible verse about the love of God. Woody Fish, Gardner-Webb vice president […]

  • Captrust CEO outlines 2019 goals, hints at more deals
    by Lauren Ohnesorge on March 20, 2019 at 11:56 am

    In acquiring two more advisory firms, deal-hungry Captrust just added more than $2.8 billion in client assets. […]

  • SeaWorld Orlando to start work on new 2020 attraction (PHOTOS)
    by Richard Bilbao on March 20, 2019 at 11:51 am

    The marine theme park operator's permit applications value the infrastructure for the new experience at nearly $7 million, but the eventual cost likely will surpass that. […]

  • Study: Raleigh has one of lowest credit card utilization rates in U.S.
    by Cameron Snipes on March 20, 2019 at 11:48 am

    The Raleigh area has one of the lowest credit card utilization rates among the 50 largest metros in the U.S. That’s according to a study from CompareCards.com, a financial analysis website overseen by LendingTree (Nasdaq: TREE). The comparison of a person’s credit card balance to its available credit is called the credit utilization rate.  It’s the second-most important factor in credit scoring formulas behind payment history, according to the study authors. If a credit utilization rat […]

  • Garmin co-founder lists mansion for sale at $4.9M
    by Lily Lieberman on March 20, 2019 at 11:44 am

    Min Kao, co-founder and executive chairman of Garmin Ltd., has put his $4.9 million Hallbrook mansion on the market. The 10,976-square-foot home at 2409 W. 114th St. comes equipped with 5 beds, 9 baths and a four-car garage. Sitting on a 43,755-square-foot lot, Kao's estate offers panoramic views of the vacation-like grounds and an adjacent golf course. The estate hit the market Friday and is listed by Suzy Goldstein, Marjorie Kennamore and Erich Goldstein. The Hallbrook Team is affiliated wit […]

  • Triangle university leaders: federal research dollars vital for continued excellence
    by Seth Thomas Gulledge on March 20, 2019 at 11:36 am

    With federal research dollars back on the chopping block, millions of dollars that fund research and scholarships at Triangle-area universities could be at risk. […]

  • Here's what NC gets from Walgreens' 46-state, $60M settlement over Medicaid billing
    by Lauren Ohnesorge on March 20, 2019 at 11:33 am

    Forty-six states – including North Carolina – have reached a settlement with pharmacy giant Walgreen Co. over allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by hiking its Medicaid rates. North Carolina’s take of the $60 million settlement is about $3.4 million, according to a statement from N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein’s office. The settlement is related to allegations involving Walgreens’ discount drug program, dubbed the Prescription Savings Club. Investigators had alleged […]

  • NC business leaders: UNC Board of Governors "bullying" university officials
    by Seth Thomas Gulledge on March 19, 2019 at 7:02 pm

    Some of the Triangle and North Carolina’s most notable business and educational leaders are coming out in protest of the UNC Board of Governors, alleging its heavy-handed approach to governance is harming the system – and state – by tarnishing its reputation and sabotaging its ability to attract talent. […]

  • Startup Voice: Founders talk game plan after 'Shark Tank' investment
    by Lauren Ohnesorge on March 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    Founders of the Raleigh company are bullish about the company's future following Shark Tank' investment […]


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