The great disconnect between Wall Street and Main Street is on full display today with talk that JPMorgan Chase may agree to pay an $11B settlement to get rid of peskye Justice Dept. and state probes of its mortgage-backed securities practices.
Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates and Lane PR worked private equity firm Thoma Bravo's $395M acquisition of Internet/mobile cloud testing and monitoring company Keynote Systems, which took the San Mateo-based company private.
Rural/Metro Corp., provider of private ambulance and fire protection services in about 700 communities in 21 states and corporate facilities operated by Citgo Petroleum, Bell Helicopter and FedEx, engages PR counsel for Chapter 11 filing.
FTI Consulting's strategic communications operation posted an 8.4% increase in second quarter revenue over 2012 to $50.6M, but the company overall lowered guidance for the year amid reduced demand for bankruptcy and restructuring work.
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