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Workers protest in Brentwood as part of nine-state strike

By MATT MASTERS For the past few days protestors have been picketing outside of the AT&T corporate building on Franklin Road in Brentwood as part of a nine-state strike over claims of unfair labor practices. The striking workers are members of Communications Workers of America, a union whose members in the Southeastern district,

American Addiction Centers execs poring over ‘numerous’ investment offers

NASHVILLE POST This story first ran in our sister paper the Nashville Post. Leaders of AAC Holdings say they are going over the details of “numerous” proposals from investment firms brought to the table by investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald. Brentwood-based American Addiction Centers engaged Cantor about two months ago to examine refinancing or recapitalization options,

By | 2019-08-13T15:19:33-05:00 August 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Experian buys local health IT company

By KARA HARTNETT This story first ran in the Nashville Post. Global information services giant Experian has acquired MyHealthDirect in a move looking to capitalize on the growing market for care coordination and other health care consumerism trends. MyHealthDirect markets a digital care coordination platform that optimizes scheduling for providers, payers and consumers. According to

By | 2019-08-12T11:11:28-05:00 August 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Brookdale Senior Living hires former Change tech exec

NASHVILLE POST Brookdale Senior Living has recruited the CIO of Change Healthcare to be its top technology executive. Chris Bayham has joined Brentwood-based Brookdale after more than three and a half years at Change Healthcare, which during his time there merged with the majority of McKesson Technology Solutions to grow to more than $3 billion

By | 2019-08-06T14:40:53-05:00 August 6th, 2019|Categories: Business|Tags: , |0 Comments

Brentwood-based Delek to invest $300M+ in pipeline project

NASHVILLE POST Delek US Holdings executives said Monday they will pump between $340 million and $380 million over the next two years into a Texas pipeline project that includes industry giants ExxonMobil and Plains All American Pipeline. Brentwood-based Delek is one of three new partners announced for the Wink To Webster Pipeline, which will link

By | 2019-08-05T15:14:07-05:00 August 5th, 2019|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

American Addiction Centers gets temporary NYSE reprieve

NASHVILLE POST By GEERT De LOMBAERDE New York Stock Exchange officials have told AAC Holdings executives they have until next January to push the addiction treatment provider’s shares back above $1 and until November of next year to grow its market capitalization to more than $50 million. Brentwood-based American Addiction Centers has been under scrutiny

By | 2019-07-31T14:31:22-05:00 July 31st, 2019|Categories: Business|Tags: , |0 Comments

Franklin-based Acadia’s Q2 down 18 percent over last year

NASHVILLE POST by GEERT De LOMBAERDE Shares of Acadia Healthcare fell about 4 percent Wednesday after the behavioral health services provider reported second-quarter profits that were down 18 percent from a year earlier. Franklin-based Acadia earned $48.2 million in the three months ended June 30, down from $58.8 million. Revenues climbed 3 percent to $789

By | 2019-07-31T14:26:31-05:00 July 31st, 2019|Categories: Business|Tags: , |0 Comments

Brentwood addiction treatment company opens third clinic in Tennessee

The Brentwood addiction treatment company Spero Health has opened two new clinics in Tennessee. / Photo courtesy of Spero Health. By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood addiction treatment company Spero Health has opened a third clinic in Tennessee and plans to build more to address opioid addiction. Spero was created last year. The company bought 20

By | 2019-07-26T15:39:22-05:00 July 26th, 2019|Categories: Business|Tags: |0 Comments

Tennessee Nissan plants to be spared by cuts

NASHVILLE POST Nissan executives on Thursday said they will cut 12,500 jobs around the world and trim their product lineup by 10 percent in the next three years. The layoffs already have begun — and lines at plants in Indonesia and Spain have been idled — and have resulted in a reduction of 6,400 positions.

By | 2019-07-25T17:43:08-05:00 July 25th, 2019|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Franklin Synergy taking $7.5M bad loan hit

NASHVILLE POST The leaders of Franklin Synergy Bank are charging off $7.5 million of their exposure to a large loan relationship they share with a group of other lenders. Franklin Synergy’s parent company, Franklin Financial Network, earlier this year booked a loss provision of $3.5 million due to the unidentified borrower’s failure to keep up

By | 2019-07-23T17:23:35-05:00 July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Business|Tags: , |0 Comments