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  • Five questions for Jenny Morgan

    Jenny Morgan headed a health care IT company for years before jumping to private equity, but she realized her passion wasn't investing in firms — it was being in the trenches, running one.
  • Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion

    Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion
    A merger of the top two U.S. food distributors, Sysco and US Foods, could mean cutbacks at facilities in Severn and Jessup that employ hundreds of workers and sit fewer than 10 miles apart as a combined company consolidates operations across the United...

    Maryland's mismanaged pensions

    Maryland's mismanaged pensions
    There are serious clouds over the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System and the way the O'Malley administration has managed it. Consider the following: 1. The rate of return in the year ending March 31 was 3.18 percent, and the rate of return over...

    Legg Mason stock slides a day after rising on sale rumor

    Legg Mason stock slides a day after rising on sale rumor
    Legg Mason Inc.'s stock retreated Friday, a day after shares shot up on a report that the company's board rejected — at least for now — a proposal by senior managers at its affiliates and private equity investors to take the company private....

    Part one: Zell's big gamble

    Part one: Zell's big gamble
    Aside from the business suit he was wearing, which he joked was rented for the occasion, Sam Zell was never more himself than when he appeared at a New York lender conference in April 2007 to hawk his $8.2 billion buyout of Tribune Co. Slinging one-...