GE unit partners in Texas oil deal

on
GE Energy Financial Services, Vess Oil, partner for third time GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of General Electric, has formed its third partnership with a Vess Oil Corp., affiliate to purchase oil reserves in East Texas for $108 million. The partnership is acquiring about 13,000 acres and associated Woodbine production from an affiliate of […] [Read More]
Categories: General
David Denlinger, from LinkedIn

People’s hires Mid-Atlantic regional manager

on
Bridgeport-based People’s United Bank announced Friday that David Denlinger has joined the bank as “Mid-Corporate Banking Regional Manager, Mid-Atlantic.” Denlinger was most recently senior vice president of commercial banking at Wells Fargo Bank, where he developed and managed mid-corporate relationships across a broad range of industries, a release said. Before that he was senior banker […] [Read More]
Categories: General
wantedsign

U.S. jobless rate falls to 6.7 percent

on
The national unemployment rate fell to 6.7 percent in December, according to new numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics this morning. The agency says employers added 74,000 jobs last month. That’s a slowdown from earlier in the year; employers added an average of  182,000 jobs per month in 2013. But the main driver […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Mathew Martoma, center, former SAC Capital Advisors hedge fund portfolio manager

Report: Ex-SAC Capital trader, facing trial, was once kicked out of Harvard Law

on
Mathew Martoma, the ex-SAC Capital trader who’s insider-trading trial is set to begin in New York City, was expelled from Harvard Law School in 1999 after he created a false transcript of his grades, the New York Times reported Thursday afternoon. The Times, citing a person briefed on the matter, said that Martoma’s lawyer had […] [Read More]
Categories: General

WWE to launch network next month

on
WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7 streaming network, will launch live across the nation on Feb. 24, featuring all 12 WWE live pay-per-view events — including WrestleMania. Access fee will be $9.99 per month with a six-month commitment. WWE Network will also include groundbreaking original programming, reality shows, documentaries, classic matches and more than 1,500 hours […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Stamford ad platform heightens local approach with new services

on
Local Yokel Media, a Stamford-based ad platform, will include mobile, behavioral and demographic profiling, as well as social, geo-targeting and retargeting, to their roster of capabilities. “We have seen repeated proof that the geo-contextual relevance offered by trusted community content drives significantly improved ad performance compared to other forms of hyperlocal targeting, ,” Dick O’Hare, […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Jonathan L. Doolan, 29, co-author of the white paper "Life After Benchmarks," was one of three Casey Quirk employees to recently get promoted.

Darien consulting firm makes three appointments

on
Darien’s Casey, Quirk & Associates LLC, a management consulting firm to the global asset management industry, announced three big appointments this week. Yariv Itah was named to the newly created position of managing partner. Jonathan L. Doolan and Jeffrey B. Stakel were appointed as directors, effective immediately. Itah, 44, will be Casey Quirk’s first managing […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Pictured L to R: Luke Anderson, CEO Unimin Corporation; Kevin Crawford, Executive Chairman, Sibelco Corporation; Brian Bidigare, Vice President - Procurement & Materials, Halliburton; Shannon Lewis, Category Manager - Frac Sand, Halliburton; Mike ...

New Canaan firm wins Halliburton’s “Golden Hard Hat” award

on
New Canaan-based Unimin Corporation, a North American industrial minerals producer, has won the “Golden Hard Hat” supplier award for service, quality and operational excellence from energy-industry titan Halliburton. Halliburton is Unimin‘s largest customer and a major consumer of its hydraulic fracturing sands and resin-coated proppants, a press release said. The two companies have a 35-year […] [Read More]
Categories: General