Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Local business briefs: TN-based companies to share investment strategies

Senior executives of Tennessee-based publicly traded companies will share their investment strategies with analysts, fund managers and others during the inaugural INVEST Tennessee Equity Conference set for May 27 at the Nashville Convention Center.
Companies expected to take part include Corrections Corporation of America, BioMimetic Therapeutics Inc., Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc., Delek US Holdings, HealthStream Inc., Tennessee Commerce Bancorp and Tractor Supply Co. Each will make 35-minute investment presentations and hold separate meetings with individual investor and analysts.

Profiles of presenting companies are available at the conference's Web site, Admission is free for qualified investment professionals. Registration at the Web site requires a code that can be obtained from an INVEST Tennessee invitation or by contacting the CFA Society of Nashville through Ward Cullum at 615-835-2792 or INVEST Tennessee through Terry McWilliams at 615-290-5636.


Principal Financial opens office here

The Principal Financial Group has opened an office in Brentwood as a hub for its health-care provider network. Principal Edge Network, a proprietary network, works with doctors, specialists and health-care facilities. Publicly traded Principal Financial is based in Des Moines, Iowa.

The Brentwood office has 21 employees with plans to expand to 50 by the end of the year.


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