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  • SEC lifts advertising ban for private securities

    SEC lifts advertising ban for private securities
    Coming this fall: advertisements pitching the opportunity to buy into hedge funds, private equity funds or early-stage companies. The Securities and Exchange Commission lifted last week a Depression-era ban against private companies advertising the sale...
  • Hannon Armstrong aims to raise $250 million in IPO

    Hannon Armstrong aims to raise $250 million in IPO
    An Annapolis-based financier of clean energy infrastructure amended its plans to sell stock to the public, more than doubling its target to $250 million. Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc., which provides debt and equity...
  • Sourcefire CEO retires as he fights colon cancer

    Sourcefire Inc., a Columbia-based provider of cybersecurity technology to government and commercial clients, said its CEO retired earlier this week after taking a medical leave to be treated for colon cancer. John C. Burris, 57, led Sourcefire since...
  • Will Wall Street prevail?

    Will Wall Street prevail?
    Corporate-sponsored groups have launched a campaign of litigation in the lower federal courts challenging the legality of the second major piece of President Barack Obama's legislative program, one that received a lot of attention in last week's first...
  • Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank earned $1.53 million in 2012

    Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank earned $1.53 million in 2012
    Under Armour CEO and president Kevin Plank earned $1.53 million in total compensation last year, a 35 percent jump over 2011, the Baltimore-based sports apparel company reported Tuesday. Plank, the company's founder and chairman of the board, had a base...
  • Columbia-based COPT raises $118 million in offering

    Columbia-based COPT raises $118 million in offering
    Corporate Office Properties Trust, a real estate investment and development firm based in Columbia, on Tuesday completed its public offering of nearly 4.5 million new common shares, the company said in a statement. The offering generated about $118...
  • Former Constellation CEO Shattuck retires from Exelon — but remains on its board

    Former Constellation CEO Shattuck retires from Exelon — but remains on its board
    Mayo A. Shattuck III, who coordinated the sale of two Baltimore institutions to out-of-state concerns and ran the region's power company for a volatile decade, has retired from the parent of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. Chicago-based Exelon Corp. didn'...
  • T. Rowe Price, Legg Mason offering up ultrashort-term bond funds

    T. Rowe Price, Legg Mason offering up ultrashort-term bond funds
    Baltimore's two major mutual fund companies have joined a small but growing number of investment firms offering ultrashort-term bond funds, which may become an alternative to the traditional money market fund. The T. Rowe Price Ultra Short-Term Bond...
  • Zynga closes Timonium video game studio in broader consolidation

    Zynga closes Timonium video game studio in broader consolidation
    Zynga, the video game maker best known for FarmVille and Words With Friends, has closed its Timonium office as part of a broader corporate consolidation, company officials said Monday. The company also made changes at three other offices, closing and...
  • Is STOCK Act government transparency or invasion of privacy?

    Is STOCK Act government transparency or invasion of privacy?
    Dr. Joshua Zimmerberg says he's careful not to publicly disclose any personal information that could be of use to identity thieves. But soon, he might not have any choice but to have his finances published on the Internet for the world to see....
  • Legg Mason reports loss of nearly $454 million

    Legg Mason reports loss of nearly $454 million
    Legg Mason Inc. reported Friday a $453.9 million loss for the third quarter, following a previously announced $734 million writedown of certain assets. On a per-share basis, the Baltimore-based money manager lost $3.45. For the corresponding quarter a...
  • BaltTech Intelligence: Baltimore tweet maps, Hunt Valley's Instagram competitor, Common Curriculum funding, and more

    This week was pretty busy in the land of Baltimore technology. Here are some of the cool things that happened. * Baltimore Tweet maps: Dave Troy, 410 Labs cofounder, and Chris Whong, head of Charm City Networks, collaborated online to develop a map of...