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Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners LLC, named his private-equity firm after its home city, but he runs it with the bravado and damn-the-torpedoes swagger that this contentious, small state has trouble achieving. … more
Jonathan Nelson, Providence Equity Partners’ CEO, is the richest person in Rhode Island, according to Forbes, which released its list Wednesday of the richest person in every state. more
Forbes has released its list of the richest person in each of the country’s 50 largest cities, and Providence Equity Partners’ Jonathan Nelson captured the No. 1 spot for Providence, with a net worth of $2 billion. more
The Beacon Mutual Insurance Co. on Tuesday announced it would issue a 2 percent dividend payment to its more than 12,000 policyholders, marking the sixth consecutive year of dividends. more
Banco Santander SA, Spain’s biggest bank, reported lower first-quarter profit as revenue slumped in its home market and operations aboard were hit by currency effects. more
Medtronic PLC, the world’s biggest maker of heart-rhythm devices, met third-quarter profit estimates as its newest products continue to take market share from rivals. more
European shares fell for a third day, led by losses in banks as investors shrugged off gains for energy companies and makers of household goods. The yen weakened as China stepped up efforts to curb foreign speculation against its currency, and crude oil fell after touching a 12-year low. more
Brown University led local colleges and universities with the largest endowment and largest percentage increase for the fiscal year that ended June 30, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
When it comes to the most millionaires per capita, the Ocean State ranks 19th among the states and Washington, D.C., according to the Phoenix Global Wealth Monitor U.S. Sizing Report. more
Hostess Brands LLC, the iconic American baker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs, plans to become a publicly listed company three years after being bought out of liquidation. more
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