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M&A

Report: 3M Mulling Sale Of $1B Electronics Units

Bloomberg News reported that the Minnesota company is working with Goldman Sachs to sell some of its business units piecemeal.

February 27, 2014

Northwestern Mutual headquarters

Insurance Firm To Add 300 MN Reps, Interns In 2014

Northwestern Mutual plans to add 107 financial representatives and 195 interns at several offices throughout Minnesota.

February 27, 2014

Best Buy store

Best Buy: Profits, Stock Price Climb; 2K Layoffs Planned

Best Buy swung to a profit in its fourth quarter but is reportedly planning to cut up to 2,000 managers across the country.

February 27, 2014

Target store

Canada Woes Hurt Target’s Profits More Than Data Breach

Target’s profits fell 46 percent in the fourth quarter, dropping from $1.47 per share to $0.81 per share; Target attributed $0.40 of the loss to its Canadian segment and $0.02 per share to the data breach.

February 26, 2014

FBI Investigating Liquidated MN Credit Union

St. Francis Campus Credit Union is the subject of a federal investigation, and its assets have been acquired by the larger Central Minnesota Credit Union.

February 24, 2014

Let's make a deal

Experts See An Upswing Of M&A In 2014

Businesses will be looking to make some deals in the year ahead.

February 21, 2014

3M headquarters

3M Buys Fast-Growing Health Care Data Firm

3M said its planned acquisition of Treo Solutions will benefit its health information systems business, which provides software and consulting services to health care clients.

February 21, 2014

One Of MN’s Largest Private Companies Receives Buyout Bid

Tyson Foods, a competitor of Minnesota's Hormel, has reportedly made a bid to acquire Minnetonka-based Michael Foods.

February 18, 2014

Aetrium Safeguards Tax Benefits Of Carrying Over Losses

The semiconductor equipment manufacturer recently adopted a shareholder rights plan in an attempt to pay lower income taxes by “carrying over” its $76 million in losses.

February 18, 2014

Capella's headquarters in Minneapolis

Capella’s Stock Falls On Lower Enrollment, Revenue

The online educator’s new enrollment fell 6.8 percent in its most recent quarter, and its revenue was down about 15 percent.

February 18, 2014

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