BlackRock declares big Symmetry Surgical stake

Investment management titan BlackRock has filed papers showing it owned 12.3 percent of newly public Symmetry Surgical as of Dec. 31. That makes the firm the largest owner of Symmetry Surgical on record; hedge fund Moab Capital has declared a 9 percent stake and said it wants to get a seat (or two) at the board table. Shares of Symmetry Surgical (Ticker: SSRG) are down slightly since coming to market in early December.

Jan 12, 2015 7:06 AM

U.S. Bank private client group adds entertainment industry veteran

The Private Client Reserve Group of U.S. Bank has recruited veteran Music Row executive John Briggs to its team. reports Briggs, who spent a quarter of a century at ASCAP before launching his own firm in 2010, will look to build a team to go after business in Music City's entertainment industry.

“We are thrilled that John has chosen to join our team in the Entertainment & Pro-Sports Group. While John brings with him a vast network of industry professionals, he also brings an extensive 25-year history of managing domestic and international royalty collections across all genres of music, television and film.  That deep industry knowledge will be very valuable to both our team, as well as our new and existing clients,” said J. Steven Cook, regional market leader for The Private Client Reserve.

Dec 10, 2014 8:49 AM

Bill Frist to advise San Fran investors

Firm raised $180M two years ago
Dec 8, 2014 2:22 PM

Brentwood investment firm selling to Ohio company

Local efficient indexing specialists manage nearly $1B
Dec 1, 2014 2:39 PM

Former Sheridan owner looks to shed AmSurg stake

Investment firm has since July owned almost 10% of local surgery/physician services company
Nov 11, 2014 7:03 AM

Former Parallon CEO joins investment management firm

London/NY-based company to launch health care tech arm
Nov 10, 2014 11:35 AM

$NASH rises to top of Lipper list

The managers of the Nashville Area ETF are basking in some pretty strong performance numbers. Research firm Lipper has the 15-month-old investment vehicle atop its list ranking the performance of more than 800 ETFs and mutual funds focused on the core small-cap companies. The ETF (Ticker: NASH) has about $9 million in assets under management and is changing hands this afternoon at around $30. It has climbed 10 percent year to date.

Nov 7, 2014 1:08 PM

Prudential division cuts Healthways stake in half

Firm owned more than 15% less than a year ago
Nov 7, 2014 7:00 AM

NY company owned by Blackstone, Goldman funds buys Shareholder InSite

Maxwell, leadership team staying in town to lead division
Nov 4, 2014 2:46 PM

Appeals court rules for national Girl Scouts in pension dispute with local council

Court refuses to allow Middle Tennessee plan to spin off from mothership
Oct 28, 2014 1:42 PM