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By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 13:29
Investment firm Luther King Capital Management has in the past two months spent more than $900,000 to build its stake in medical instrument maker Symmetry Surgical to 8.6 percent. Most of the purchases have taken place in the past five weeks and cemented the Texas firm's spot as the third-largest investor in Antioch-based Symmetry Surgical, which went public a year ago when it was spun out from an Indiana company.
By: Emily Kubis
Posted: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 11:31
Avondale Partners analyst Paula Torch has lowered her price target for Community Health Systems from $60 to $40 based on the Franklin company's weak third quarter. However, Torch is maintaining her 'market outperform' rating for the company and says there is opportunity for CHS to improve during the fourth quarter because of the solid performance expected from its legacy facilities. "Former HMA facilities continue to create a drag on earnings," Torch wrote in a report this week.
By: Emily Kubis
Posted: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 10:10
Hospice and palliative care company Compassus has named Dennis Wade as senior vice president of human resources and organization development. Wade previously served as executive vice president and chief human resources officer for Corizon Health. He joined the prison health care services company in October 2011 after holding senior HR role at a regional health system in Florida and Brunos Supermarkets in Alabama.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 08:42
France-based supply chain giant Geodis has completed its acquisition of Brentwood-based Ozburn-Hessey Logistics.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 07:20
Barrington Research analyst Michael Petusky has trimmed his price target for shares of Healthways to $13 from $18 following the population health services company’s quarterly report and the unveiling of a wide-ranging restructuring plan. Petusky still has Healthways at ‘outperform.’
By: William Williams
Posted: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 06:50
Home prices in the Nashville market increased by 8 percent in September compared with the September 2014 figure, according to CoreLogic.  Similarly, the area’s home prices, including distressed sales, increased by 0.3 percent from August to September. CoreLogic numbers are for what the Irvine, California-based company tracks and calls Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin.
By: William Williams
Posted: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 15:15
The Metro Development and Housing Agency Design Review Committee earlier today approved with conditions the concept plan and design of a commercial building slated for Dickerson Pike. Nashville-based residential real estate professional Aaron Armstrong is eyeing the 0.6-acre property for the two-story building, on which he hopes to break ground in early 2016. He will operate his Armstrong Real Estate, a Keller Williams affiliate, from the structure.
By: William Williams
Posted: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 12:15
Giarratana Nashville has landed a grading and foundation permit for its mixed-use skyscraper to be called 505. According to a Metro document, Atlanta-based Archer Western Contractors will handle the work, with the permit valued at approximately $4.65 million. Tony Giarratana emailed the Post this morning noting the team is awaiting closing on its construction loan and that full-scale work is slated to begin in mid-month. Some preliminary work has already been completed.
By: Emily Kubis
Posted: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 11:30
Vanderbilt University Medical Center has landed a $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop an artificial kidney.The four-year grant also includes another $3 million awarded to the University of California at San Francisco, which is also working on the project.The principal investigators are Dr. William Fissell, VUMC nephrologist and professor, and Shuvo Roy, UCSF bioengineer.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 10:02
The Tennessean reports Edgehill Village has landed a J.Crew.