After years of courting, a match is made

A Charlotte private equity fund acquired a Richmond money management/research firm. And a Shockoe Slip investment-banking firm helped steer the deal.

Downtown gets a fox den

Middleburg Bank opened its first local branch last week.

An educational upgrade

A local all girls private school is wrapping up a $23 million expansion project to upgrade its buildings and academic programs.

NIMBY crowd gets litigious

A group of Powhatanians so vehemently against a proposed apartment complex near their property sued the county’s board of supervisors for making changes to the comprehensive plan to allow the development and elected three new supervisors.

They took a little off the top

A hotly contested student housing project is once again seeking approval from City Council.

DealFlow: M&A Roundup for 11.11.11

Tons of action this month as local companies acquired new firms while others sold off parts of their businesses. And busy investment banks including Dominion Partners, Harris Williams and BB&T Capital Markets.