After several dry years, life science and technology companies reaped the benefits of a growing appetite for initial public offerings in 2013. Read More »»
West Caldwell-based employee benefits firm Oscar & Associates has been acquired by New York-based USI Insurance Services, the latter company announced Friday. Financial terms were not disclosed. Read More »»
The Economic Development Authority announced this week that in 2013, it provided just under $1.2 billion in financing to 213 projects across the state. Read More »»
After more than four years of recovery from the recession, New Jersey bankers see an economy that is clearly better but by no means robust and they expect these “fair to good” conditions to continue, according to a new economic survey of its members by the New Jersey Bankers Association. Read More »»
Englewood Cliffs-based Kennedy Funding Financial LLC announced Tuesday its closure of a $28.86 million note sale for Braffits Creek Estates LLC in Utah. Read More »»
Wells Fargo on Monday named 30-year veteran banker Jane Navarria to head the bank's New Jersey business banking unit, which serves companies with sales in the $2 million to $20 million range. Read More »»
Investors Bancorp Inc., based in the Short Hills section of Millburn, announced Monday the completion of its acquisition of Gateway Community Financial Corporation. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read More »»
Red Bank-based benefits firm Northeast Professional Planning Group announced Friday its acquisition of Bloomfield-based Fitzgerald and Conta Pension Services, LLC, a pension and actuarial firm. Financial terms were not disclosed. Read More »»
Feb. 2 is Super Bowl Sunday at MetLife Stadium, and after two years of preparation New Jersey is ready, Wayne Hasenbalg, chief executive of the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority, told about 500 business people gathered Friday in Somerset for the annual economic leadership forum of the New Jersey Bankers Association. Read More »»
For the third consecutive year, JPMorgan Chase & Co. approved the most Small Business Administrative loans in New Jersey. By the 2013 fiscal year ending Sept. 30, they made 136 SBA loans and paid $25 million to small business owners throughout the state. Read More »»
Vizzini & Marcucci, a Hamilton accounting firm founded in 1976, has joined the 30-year-old Princeton accounting firm of Lear & Pannepacker to create a combined organization of 26 professionals serving the tax, accounting and advisory needs of businesses, individuals and not-for-profits. Read More »»
Nearly half of Americans with employer-based health coverage, or 47 percent, said more money is being taken out of their paychecks to pay for that coverage compared with a year ago, according to a new Bankrate.com survey released Wednesday. Read More »»
Ohio-based business services provider CBIZ announced Wednesday its acquisition of New Providence-based insurance broker Centric Insurance Agency. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Read More »»
Englewood Cliffs-based financial services company Asta Funding Inc. announced Tuesday its acquisition of CBC Settlement Funding LLC for $5.9 million. Read More »»
The New Jersey Bankers Association annual economic forum on Friday will address a wide range of sectors beyond financial services — including health care, real estate, sports tourism and higher education. Read More »»
Park Ridge-based Hertz Global Holdings announced Tuesday its 5.2 percent convertible senior notes due 2014 will continue to be convertible by holders of the notes. Read More »»
Investors Bancorp Inc., based in the Short Hills section of Millburn, announced Tuesday its acquisition of Gateway Community Financial Corporation has received final regulatory approval. Read More »»
Hampton-based critical health care therapy developer Ikaria will be acquired by Ill.-based private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners in a transaction valuing Ikaria at $1.6 billion. Read More »»
Red Bank-based Zais Financial Corp. announced Thursday its board approved a regular cash dividend for the fourth quarter of 2013. Read More »»
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