Category: Business

RELEASE: Belden announces expiration and final results of its tender offers for any and all of the outstanding senior subordinated notes

Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC) (“Belden”) today announced the final results of its previously announced tender offers (each, a “Tender Offer,” and collectively, the “Tender Offers”) to purchase any and all of its outstanding (i) 5.5% senior subordinated notes due 2023 (the “2023 Notes”) and (ii) 5.25% senior subordinated notes due 2024 (the “2024 Notes” and together with the 2023 Notes, the “Notes”), which commenced on March 6, 2018 and is described in the offer to […]

Just like grandma used to make: Duo behind popular Italian restaurants brings Anthony’s Italian Eats to Clayton

A new Italian restaurant started by a couple of popular St. Louis restauranteurs recently opened its doors in Clayton. Anthony’s Italian Eats, tucked away at 7641 Wydown Blvd in a small space that was formerly Manhattan Express, is a new endeavor from the Gianino family of restaurants, which owns Joey B’s, Frankie Gianino’s, Frankie G’s, Bill Gianino’s, Billy G’s and Aero Hawk Catering. A third-generation restauranteur in the family, Tony Gianino and his childhood friend […]

RELEASE: D2 Consulting’s new training program positions specialty pharmacies for sales success

ST. CHARLES, Mo. /PRNewswire/ — D2 Consulting, ( a leading life sciences consulting firm offering commercialization services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device manufacturers, today announced a comprehensive sales training program designed to help specialty pharmacies build and maintain a world-class sales organization. Unlike traditional retail pharmacies, specialty pharmacies focus on dispensing a class of therapies known as “specialty medications.”  Specialty medications are complex and difficult to access and therefore providers seek specialty pharmacy expertise and […]

RELEASE: Dunkin’ Donuts Announces Plans For Three New Restaurants In Kansas City, Missouri With New Franchisee Hope And Destiny, Inc.

CANTON, Mass., March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with new franchise group Hope and Destiny, Inc. to open three Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants throughout Kansas City, Missouri.  Development plans for the restaurants are currently underway, which are slated to open over the next several years throughout the Warrensburg and Sedalia areas. The first of the three restaurants is scheduled to open in 2019, with future […]

RELEASE: 22 senior living communities receive nationwide honor

/PRNewswire/ — SeniorVu® recognized 22 senior living communities nationwide for exceptional development of their community census in 2017. Awards are presented annually based on criteria regarding number of tours scheduled, number of tours completed and number of move-ins in 2017. “It’s one of the most important metrics our sales and marketing team tracks throughout the year.  To be recognized for the daily, monthly and yearly effort to drive occupancy to quality levels is good for […]

RELEASE: Vectra Co. announces completion of the sale of its EaglePicher Technologies business to affiliates of GTCR

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Vectra Co. (“Vectra”), a portfolio company owned by certain investment funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) and a leading technology-driven diversified company, announced today that it has completed the sale of its EaglePicher Technologies business to affiliates of GTCR LLC (“GTCR”), a leading private equity firm with over $13 billion in assets under management. EaglePicher Technologies is a leader in providing advanced power and energy solutions for mission-critical […]

Saint Louis Zoo agrees on land purchase in St. Louis County

The Saint Louis Zoo Association and the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 562 announced Friday that they have entered into a sale agreement for the union’s 452-acre complex in north St. Louis County for $7.1 million. According to the zoo, the funds were allocated using privately donated funds. The space would be used for the zoo’s continued effort to mission to conserve animals. Jeffrey Bonner, the chief executive officer of the Saint Louis […]

RELEASE: Why is Ameren spending so much money on a bill to rein themselves in?

JEFFERSON CITY / March 8, 2018 – It just doesn’t make sense. The bill is known in the Capitol as “The Ameren Bill” because its been written by and lobbied for most heavily by Ameren Missouri, the state’s largest energy provider.  But now proponents are inexplicably trying to dupe the public into refering to it as the “Rate Cut and Cap Act” despite the fact that it will no doubt raise rates for all consumers. […]

RELEASE: Bruno David Gallery’s Four New Exhibitions for April-May 2018, open Friday, April 13, 2018

JAMES AUSTIN MURRAY Distant Stars CARMON COLANGELO Happy Planet BUNNY BURSON Rise LAURA BEARD Acoustic Shadow Dates: April 13 – June 1, 2018 Location: Bruno David Gallery, 7513 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton, MO 63105 Opening Reception & Meet the Artists: Friday, April 13, 2018, from 5 to 8 pm (SAINT LOUIS, MO — March 1, 2018) — Bruno David Gallery continues its 12th season with four new solo exhibitions. New York painter James Austin Murray presents […]

Metro Transit lands $1.75 million grant to add electric bus technology to fleet in 2020

Metro Transit will soon add two pollution-free, battery-powered electric buses to its fleet. The Federal Transit Administration awarded Metro a $1.75 million grant that will enable the St. Louis-based public transit agency to two replace diesel buses with electric buses. The FTA funds came from its Low or No Emission Vehicle Program, Metro announced Wednesday. That money will be used to purchase two extended-range battery electric buses that will be added to Metro’s clean-burning diesel […]