By some measures, Louisiana already attracts a fair amount of medical tourism despite the absence of a big name-brand attraction like Houston's MD Anderson Cancer Center or the multistate Mayo Clinic. Officials touting the Louisiana Medifund want to...
DATE: October 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
A new search fund based in New Orleans is looking for investment opportunities along the Gulf Coast, including the Capital Region. The fund, called Gulf Search Capital, seeks out small and lower-middle market companies that it can acquire, manage...
DATE: October 01, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Eric Hedrick, owner of Bengals & Bandits, is trying out a new "pop-up store" inside the Dyson House antiques and gift store at 7575 Jefferson Highway, just across from Towne Center. "As far as we know, we're the first retailer in Baton Rouge to do...
DATE: September 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
By almost any business measure, the recent merger of two community banks—the Bank of Maringouin and Guaranty Bank and Trust Co. of New Roads—seems a winner. The transaction rewarded shareholders of the Maringouin company while enabling...
DATE: September 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
"I like to say I'm descended from a long line of old-school society editors–a genre which I guess is no more."
DATE: September 04, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (inR)
As its name suggests, Business First Bank has positioned and promoted itself since the day it first opened its doors as a commercial lending institution with a focus on business clients.
DATE: August 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
Count me as one of those who was surprised to hear ho-hum responses when Austin, Texas, band Spoon released its seventh album Transference in 2010.
DATE: August 08, 2014 | CATEGORY: Red Stick Sounds
Jenny Ballard put her name in the running for Theatre Baton Rouge's executive director position fairly late in the game. Though she had known the local arts organization for some time through her husband, technical director Kenneth Mayfield, and was...
DATE: August 08, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (225)
Photographer Don Kadair spent a day each with three of the firms on our list of Top 100 Private Companies to capture the essence of their success.
DATE: July 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
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