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Friday, December 14, 2012

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Facing Challenges



... $39.9 billion in proceeds, giving North America 41.1 percent of the total market this year, says a report by Greenwich, Conn.-based Renaissance Capital. Only Asia, which has dominated the IPO market the last two years, accounted for a greater share, ...

http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/facebook-inc-nasdaqfb-facing-challenges-188342.htm

Police Increase Presence At Greenwich Schools As Precaution



GREENWICH, Conn. Greenwich police have increased its presence around schools in town as a precaution after reports of a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown , according to a statement from Greenwich Superintendent of Schools William McKersie.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/police-increase-presence-greenwich-schools-precaution

Kids in Crisis offers support during tragedy



In light of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Greenwich-based Kids in Crisis is available to help the community, including providing emotional and therapeutic support for parents, students and school staff, and serving as a resource for the community.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/local/article/Kids-in-Crisis-offers-support-during-tragedy-4119179.php

W.R. Berkley Estimates $40-$50 Million Net Loss From Sandy



... catastrophe losses attributable to Superstorm Sandy will be between $40 million and $50 million, before tax. The Greenwich, Conn.-based insurer said Thursday its loss estimate gives consideration to all currently available reinsurance and is ...

http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2012/12/14/274110.htm

W.R. Berkley estimates up to $50 million loss from Sandy



... catastrophe losses attributable to Superstorm Sandy will be between $40 million and $50 million before tax. The Greenwich, Conn.-based company said the loss estimate gives consideration to all currently available reinsurance and includes ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/newyork/news/2012/12/14/wr-berkley-estimates-50m-loss-from-sandy.html?ana=RSS&s=article_search&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_10+%28Venture+Capital+Industry+News%29

To help Toys for Tots, Greenwich has 'Presents' of mind



... it has been for the past eight years, the collection, which was made by the U.S. Marine Corps, was spearheaded by Greenwich residents Jack Kriskey and Ronnie Staplefield. The collection, in which the Marine Corps brings out its seven-ton vehicle to ...

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101689-to-help-toys-for-tots-greenwich-has-presents-of-mind.html

School shooting in Newtown, Greenwich Public Schools on normal schedule



... Friday morning, Dec. 14. While some school districts closer to Newtown, and including Newtown, are on lockdown, Greenwich Public Schools told the Post that they are operating under a normal schedule. Reports from people at scene indicate that an ...

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101729-school-shooting-in-newtown-greenwich-public-schools-on-normal-schedule.html

A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of W. R. Berkley Corporation and Its Subsidiaries



... notes and "bbb" on trust preferred securities of the parent company, W. R. Berkley Corporation (W. R. Berkley) (Greenwich, CT) [NYSE: WRB]. The outlook for all ratings is stable. (See link below for a detailed list of the companies and ratings.) The ...

http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/topix/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20121214005645&newsLang=en&ndmConfigId=1000639&vnsId=41

Wal-Mart, Kroger Reported Bidding on Hostess



... Foods, the baker of Little Debbie snacks. And in November, C. Dean Metropoulos & Co., a private-equity firm in Greenwich, Conn. that owns Pabst Brewing Co., said that it was contemplating an offer to purchase Hostess Brands. While some speculate ...

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/business/2012/12/wal-mart-kroger-reported-bidding-on-hostess/

Reports: 27 Dead, Including 18 Children in Newtown



... Drive. Have you joined Greenwich Patch ? Stay on Greenwich Patch for the latest updates on this story and other news in town. Follow us on Twitter and ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/school-shootings-stun-newtown

Michael Skakel denied parole



... a night of partying with Skakel, his older brother Tommy and other teenagers in an affluent gated community in Greenwich, Connecticut. Skakel, now 52, was also 15 at the time of the murder. Twenty-seven years later, he was tried and convicted as an ...

http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/24/justice/connecticut-michael-skakel-parole/index.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fcnn_topstories+%28RSS%3A+Top+Stories%29

Facebook lifts North America's share of global IPO market



... $39.9 billion in proceeds, giving North America 41.1 percent of the total market this year, says a report by Greenwich, Conn.-based Renaissance Capital. Only Asia, which has dominated the IPO market the last two years, accounted for a greater share, ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/news/2012/12/14/facebook-lifts-north-americas-share.html?ana=RSS&s=article_search&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_2+%28Commercial+Banking+Industry+News%29

Hostess said to attract first-round bids From Wal-Mart, Kroger



... private-equity firm that owns Pabst Brewing Co., planned to submit a bid, Daren Metropoulos, a principal at the Greenwich, Connecticut-based firm, said this week. He didn't respond to a request for comment. A standoff with striking union workers ...

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20121214/business/712149831/

Cos Cob School Principal To Take Ridgefield Job



GREENWICH, Conn. Cos Cob School will be searching for a new principal to replace Kim Beck now that she's moving on to become assistant superintendent in Ridgefield.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/cos-cob-school-principal-take-ridgefield-job

Board of Ed discusses next steps to level racial imbalance



... the district's current magnet programs and their success before adding another. The issue dates back to June, when Greenwich Public Schools (GPS) were cited by the Connecticut State Board of Education for racial imbalance in Hamilton Avenue School ...

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101688-board-of-ed-discusses-next-steps-to-level-racial-imbalance.html

Jockey Accused in Greenwich Case Sentenced in Federal Fraud Case



... a much-needed break in the case when Christopher Woods was identified as a suspect in a credit card fraud case in Greenwich in 2011. Woods was arrested in August 2011 in an undercover sting operation involving both Greenwich Police and the FBI. In ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/jockey-accused-in-greenwich-case-sentenced-in-federal-fraud-case

Wal-Mart, Kroger among companies bidding for Hostess



... private-equity firm that owns Pabst Brewing Co., planned to submit a bid, Daren Metropoulos, a principal at the Greenwich, Connecticut-based firm, said this week. He didn't respond to a request for comment. A standoff with striking union workers ...

http://www.dallasnews.com/business/headlines/20121214-wal-mart-kroger-among-companies-bidding-for-hostess.ece

Town parks fees set to rise



Greenwich beach visitors and golfers will be facing slightly higher costs next year if the Board of Selectmen votes in favor of proposed increases as part of the overall consideration of the fee structure for town facilities and programs.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101687-town-parks-fees-set-to-rise.html

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