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The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 1.23.13

The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 1.23.13

Michael Schwartz January 23, 2013 0

Phillip Morris gets the green light on a slew of patents. Two patents for railroad cars. And Innsbrook-based Hamilton Beach gets another patent.

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Coal-finding firm hits rich vein of financing

Coal-finding firm hits rich vein of financing

Michael Schwartz January 22, 2013 0

As it continues its global search for coal, a two-year-old local firm is getting a major shot in the arm.

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StellarOne’s expansion takes a village

StellarOne’s expansion takes a village

Michael Schwartz January 20, 2013 0

The Christiansburg bank announced a deal Friday to acquire a branch on Robious Road from Midlothian-based Village Bank

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Frog hops into SportsQuest legal fray

Frog hops into SportsQuest legal fray

Michael Schwartz January 17, 2013 0

The SportsQuest name might be history, but legal issues from its past linger for one of its neighbors.

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The epitome of a generational shift

The epitome of a generational shift

Michael Schwartz January 17, 2013 0

A 30-year-old local company has found a buyer – and a shot of youth.

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Trading Day: Inside local SEC filings for 1.17.13

Trading Day: Inside local SEC filings for 1.17.13

Michael Schwartz January 17, 2013 0

A local CFO resigns from his post and his replacement gets a big raise. A bank reveals the pay packages for its top executives. And a company’s major shareholder sells off more than 1

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Regulator approves StellarOne expansion

Regulator approves StellarOne expansion

Michael Schwartz January 16, 2013 0

The Christiansburg bank faces its final hurdle in getting its second Richmond location up and running

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DealFlow: Local investment banking roundup for 1.16.13

DealFlow: Local investment banking roundup for 1.16.13

Michael Schwartz January 16, 2013 0

DealFlow is jam-packed this month as 2013 starts out strong and local firms closed dozens of deals leading up to year’s end. Deals from Matrix Capital Markets, Dominion Partners, Harris Williams, BB&T Capital Markets

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Hooters owner evicted from 3 restaurants

Hooters owner evicted from 3 restaurants

Michael Schwartz January 14, 2013 2

A landlord and lender took control of a quarter of Cornett Hospitality’s 12 restaurants, including two local Hooters locations and a Topeka’s Steakhouse in the West End.

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