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This information courtesy of Bill Vlaad of Vlaad & Co.: “Alan Hibben joined Blair Franklin Capital Partners as a Partner in their Financial Advisory Practice. Alan was previously MD in M&A at RBC Capital Markets, CEO at RBC Capital Partners and Head of Strategy and Development at RBC Financial Group. Marty Gillespie made the move

 
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“Public Service” — easier said than done part 4

I apologize if you are already as bored of this Globe City Hall Bureau/Porter Airlines/TPA topic as I am, but your comments of yesterday suggested this stuff is of interest to folks. If you ever, for a moment, think you’d like to run for public office, I’d recommend that you make your way down to

 
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What does Gennum’s murky guidance say about tech revs?

We spend a bunch of time each day thinking about the recession. A new deal opportunity comes in, and you have to imagine what the recession will mean for their forecasts. Will they hit the downside case? What happens to the accounts’ receivable if things get worse — as in will their customers drag out

 
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Biox in the news

For those of you with an interest in all things biodiesel, here is a link to a story in The Hamilton Spectator about Wellington Financial Fund III portfolio co. Biox. Biox just happens to be Canada’s most successful biodiesel story — and no food-for-fuel issue. The technology allows the inputs to be of a waste-type,

 
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Barber’s Blazing Beretta

AKA ‘Public Service’ — easier said than done part 3 It was strange as interviews go. Which are themselves strange; which made this one doubly odd I suppose. I get this call from someone saying it’s “John Barber”. I’m thinking, do I know you? I know I can be forgetful, but…. Some people must think

 
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