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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
On Tuesday the Rhode Island Foundation announced the results of a report that analyzed the state’s small-business support capabilities, identified weaknesses in the business ecosystem and suggested opportunities for improvement. more
(Updated 12:22 p.m.) A business incubator created by state law is at risk of shuttering due to a lack of support from the legislature that fashioned it. Urban Ventures, a legislatively created incubator based in Providence, was originally formed to support … more
Merger and acquisition SPECIALISTS say there are windows in the market and economy during which business owners can realize the most value from selling their companies. And the window has been open for a few years now, as private-equity … more
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose past 21,000 for the first time, the dollar jumped the most in six weeks and Treasuries fell as investors grew increasingly confident global economic growth is accelerating, clearing the path for higher interest rates in America. more
New accounting standards going into effect this fiscal year will require a greater level of transparency regarding deals made between governments and businesses. The Governmental Accounting Standards Board, known better as GASB, now … 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
President Donald Trump’s plans to build a Mexican border wall are boosting the prospects of builders and material suppliers from Alabama to Frankfurt, but there may be no bigger winner than a giant cement maker based in Mexico. more
The state’s $7.7 billion pension fund realized a 7.4 percent – or $530 million – gain on investment during 2016, marking the greatest return since 2013. more
For all the apartment conversions now taking place in Providence, the relative scarcity of new construction aimed at the luxury condo or apartment market has made some people question whether the city has an appetite for high-end living. … more
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