Chemical company Vertellus Specialties Inc. says the $454 million deal arranged in bankruptcy proceedings will allow it to continue operations with its current leaders.
The vote in favor of a “Brexit” has shocked investors and sent stock markets plummeting around the world. Years of financial uncertainty lay ahead on a global scale as the U.K. and EU find their footing.
The momentum appears to favor those who wish to remain in the European Union. The betting market Betfair said the probability that the country will stay stands at 86 percent. Optimism in financial markets also points in that direction.
Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group Inc. and Warsaw’s Zimmer Biomet Holdings vaulted back among the top 500 this year, while local oil refiner Calumet Specialty Products Partners plummeted.
A key question for the economy this year is whether consumer spending can keep growing and offset the impacts of stock market volatility and slowing growth overseas.
Despite reporting lower profit in the fourth quarter, the nation’s largest mall owner still posted strong results for the full year.
The much-lauded Tindley Accelerated Schools has missed its enrollment targets this year, forcing it to eliminate positions and seek loans.
Shares sank 15 percent on Wednesday morning despite an $82,000 profit in the third quarter. New CEO Scott Durchslag told analysts he wanted to increase shareholder value organically rather than pursue a sale or merger.
ChaCha has moved out of its offices but is still operating. It posted a profit on $2 million in revenue last quarter, and CEO Scott Jones wants to stay in the black until someone buys the Q&A search company.
It’s the first venture funding round for 3-year-old Clear Software, an early mover in the trend of making pre-existing business software easier to use.
The retailer reported another lackluster quarter with sales dips in every category except home products. But its shares shot up in trading because the results were better than expected.
The stock price for Cigna Corp. remained lethargic during trading Thursday, as another mega-merger of insurers complicated the Anthem deal and sparked antitrust concerns.
If true, the move could signal that Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group no longer is interested in acquiring the rival shopping-mall owner.
The investment was in line with comparable quarters in recent years, but there’s evidence that at least one significant deal didn’t make the list.
Personal income rose 0.3 percent in December, aided by the steady wave of hiring over the past year. But rather than spend those gains, consumers saved more of their disposable income.