Indianapolis Business Journal

APRIL 10-16, 2017

Indiana’s largest independent physician group has agreed to be acquired by the nation’s largest health insurer for $184 million. John Russell has the scoop on the latest sign of consolidation sweeping the health care industry. Also in this week’s issue, Lindsey Erdody investigates what was behind the exit of Jonathon Byrd’s from Grand Park Sports Campus. And Jared Council examines Indiana’s persistent shortage of venture capital.

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Ivy Tech, Allison Transmission team on tuition program

Allison Transmission’s participation in Achieve Your Degree will allow its employees to further their education with minimal upfront cost. (IBJ file photo) Ivy Tech Community College and Indianapolis-based Allison Transmission have formed a partnership through the school’s Achieve Your Degree program. Companies that offer tuition reimbursement benefits can participate in Achieve Your Degree to encourage […]

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Rolls-Royce engine approaches flight-hour milestone

Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc says one of its line of Indianapolis-made engines is expected to hit a significant milestone this year. The M250 line of aircraft engines “will pass the 250 million flight hour milestone in 2017, a rare occurrence among any engine product in aviation history,” Rolls-Royce said. Rolls-Royce introduced the engine in the 1960s […]

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Calumet board member retires

A member of Calumet Specialty Products Partners’ board retired on March 31. George C. Morris III had served on the board of the Indianapolis-based company since 2009. He has a background in investment banking with a focus on the energy sector, and has also served as president of Houston-based Morris Energy Advisors Inc. since 2009. […]

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Three bottlenecks make list

Indianapolis is home to three of the top 100 truck traffic bottleneck sites in the nation, according to the American Transportation Research Institute’s 2017 Top Truck Bottleneck List. Interstate 65 northbound at I-70 ranked as 34th most congested. The southbound side of that same intersection ranked as 38th most congested. Also on the list was […]

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SMITH: Revenue forecasts are remarkably accurate

Indiana is among 15 states that implement the best practices outlined by the non-partisan Center on Budget and Policy Priorities for methodology and processes. Kentucky is the only nearby state that can make a similar claim. But it’s Indiana’s process for forecasting tax revenue that stands out.

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