Category: Finance

RELEASE: Edward Jones ranks among Fortune 500 again

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Financial services firm Edward Jones once again ranks among the Fortune 500. This is the firm’s sixth consecutive appearance on the annual list, which is published by Fortune magazine. Fortune magazine ranks the largest U.S. companies by revenue. Edward Jones moved up 27 spots to No. 376, with nearly $7.6 billion in revenue for 2017. “Edward Jones is proud of the growth that earns us a place on this prestigious list year […]

Sen. RELEASE: Nasheed’s utility amendment generates $10 million annually for St. Louis city

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri General Assembly gave final approval to a piece of utility infrastructure legislation that included an amendment from State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, that will provide an estimated $10 million for the City of St. Louis every year. The Missouri General Assembly truly agreed to and finally passed House Bill 1991, the Uniform Small Wireless Facility Deployment Act. This legislation addresses the use of the right-of-way for the collocation of […]

RELEASE: Emerson agrees to buy Aventics

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced it has agreed on terms to acquire Aventics from Triton for a cash purchase price of €527 million. Aventics is among the global leaders in smart pneumatics technologies that power machine and factory automation applications. Emerson is a leader in fluid automation technologies for process and industrial applications, and Aventics significantly expands the Company’s reach in this growing $13 billion market. Aventics builds upon and strengthens Emerson’s capabilities and solutions […]

RELEASE: Marcus Theatres® brings new amenities to 23 more theatres

Marcus Theatres®, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS), today announced that 23 theatres in eight states are welcoming the highly anticipated summer blockbuster season with new amenities. Extensive renovations over the past year added signature DreamLounger℠ recliner seating, premium large format (PLF) screens and exciting food and beverage concepts. From the Lincoln Grand Cinema in Nebraska to the Pickerington Cinema in Ohio, these investments demonstrate the company’s commitment to creating the ultimate moviegoing experience. […]

RELEASE: Edgewell Personal Care announces the appointment of Marisa Iasenza as Chief Legal Officer

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE: EPC) today announced the appointment of Marisa Iasenza as chief legal officer (CLO). Iasenza joins Edgewell from Harman International Industries, Incorporated where she served as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. Beginning on June 4, 2018, Iasenza will be based in the company’s Shelton, Conn.office reporting to David Hatfield, chief executive officer, president and chairman of the board of directors. “Marisa is a pragmatic, results-oriented General […]

RELEASE: Edward Jones’ seventh annual study finds that only one-third of Americans know what a 529 Plan is

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — A recent study by financial services firm Edward Jones found that the majority of Americans (71 percent) still do not know what a 529 plan is. Only 29 percent of respondents could correctly identify a 529 plan as an education savings tool (down from 32 percent of Americans in 2017) among four potential options, including a retirement savings plan, a form of life insurance, or a low-cost health plan (17 percent, 11 […]

RELEASE: Senator Nasheed secures more than $14 million in additional funding for St. Louis

JEFFERSON CITY — With all of the news surrounding the governor and the Missouri General Assembly, State Sen. Nasheed was able to secure funding that will provide substantial benefits to local residents and organizations throughout the City of St. Louis. Senator Nasheed successfully worked to obtain more than $14 million in additional state funding for the City of St. Louis in the state’s 2019 operating budget, passed by the legislature this week. This is the […]

RELEASE: Innovative value-based SafeGuardRx® program delivers better care at lower cost for Express Scripts’ patients and plan sponsors

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) released new data today showing significantly improved clinical outcomes and lower drug spending for patients with complex, high-cost conditions who are enrolled in a suite of technology-supported, value-based SafeGuardRx® programs. Using available evidence to facilitate the most appropriate and effective treatments, providing high-touch clinical support to help patients manage complex conditions, and value-based payment systems, SafeGuardRx has delivered better medication adherence, higher therapy completion rates, greater compliance with […]

RELEASE: Centene Corporation announces offering of senior notes

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) (“Centene” or the “Company”) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Centene Escrow I Corporation (the “Escrow Issuer”), commenced an offering to sell $1.7 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2026 (the “Notes”), subject to market and other conditions. Centene intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to finance a portion of the cash consideration payable in connection with Centene’s previously announced acquisition of the assets […]

RELEASE: Mercy advances cancer care in Missouri with multi-system, multi-hospital agreement for accuray radiation therapy systems

Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) announced today that the company has signed a multi-system, multi-hospital agreement with Mercy for the acquisition of Accuray Radixact® and CyberKnife® M6™ Systems, building on a 13-year relationship designed to expand access to advanced, life-saving technology for more cancer patients. The next-generation systems will replace existing Accuray devices as well as competitive conventional linear accelerators. The order was entered into backlog during the company’s fourth fiscal quarter which ends June 30, 2018. […]