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Published September 29, 2012 10:42 pm
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Convention Calendar


Land Trust Alliance

2012 Rally

Salt Palace

Runs through • Tuesday

Attendance • 2,100

American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers

2012 Q&A and Technology Forum

The Grand America Hotel

Runs through • Wednesday

Attendance • 625


American Association for State and Local History

Annual Meeting

Salt Palace

Runs through • Saturday

Attendance • 500

American Hospital Association

ASHE Region 9 Conference

Sheraton, Salt Lake City

Runs through • Friday

Attendance • 250


Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses

2012 Annual Meeting

Salt Palace

Runs through • Sunday

Attendance • 1,100

Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society

2012 Annual Meeting

Little America Hotel

Runs through • Sunday

Attendance • 200


Environmental Systems Research Institute

Electric, Gas User Conference

Salt Palace

Runs through • Oct. 10

Attendance • 400

Economic Calendar

New economic numbers to be released this week:


Institute of Supply Management • Manufacturing index for September

Commerce Department • Construction spending for August


Institute for Supply Management • Service sector index for September


Federal Reserve • September interest-rate meeting minutes

Labor Department • Weekly jobless claims

Freddie Mac • Weekly mortgage rates

Commerce Department • Factory orders for August


Labor Department • Unemployment data for September

Federal Reserve • Consumer credit data for August

IPOs Planned

Initial public offerings as provided by Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, Conn., (ipohome.com) and SEC filings:

Berry Plastics Group • Evansville, In., 29.4 million shares, priced $16 to $18, managed by BofA Merrill Lynch, Citi and Barclays. Proposed NYSE symbol BERY. Business: Manufacturers plastic goods and containers for consumer applications.

Dave & Buster's Entertainment • Dallas, Tx., 7.7 million shares, priced $12 to $14, managed by Goldman Sachs, Jefferies & Co. and Piper Jaffray. Proposed Nasdaq symbol PLAY. Business: Operates 60 casual dining restaurants and large arcade areas.

Fleetmatics Group • Dublin, Ireland, 7.8 million shares, priced $15 to $17, managed by Barclays and BofA Merrill Lynch. Proposed NYSE symbol FLTX. Business: SaaS provider of fleet management solutions.

Globelmmune • Louisville, Co., 5 million shares, priced $11 to $13, managed by Wells Fargo Securities and Piper Jaffray. Proposed Nasdaq symbol GBIM. Business: Developing therapeutic drugs for pancreatic cancer and hepatitis B and C.

Javelin Mortgage Investment • Vero Beach, Fl., 6.2 million shares, priced $20, managed by Deutsche Bank, Citi and Barclays. Proposed NYSE symbol JMI. Business: ARMOUR-managed REIT newly formed to acquire mortgage-related assets.

LifeLock • Tempe, Az., 15.7 million shares, priced $9.50 to $11.50, managed by Goldman Sachs, BofA Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank. Proposed NYSE symbol LOCK. Business: Online provider of identity theft protection services.

Luxfer Holdings • Salford, United Kingdom, 8 million shares, priced $12 to $14, managed by Credit Suisse and Jefferies & Co. Proposed NYSE symbol LXFR. Business: Global materials firm specializing in aluminum, magnesium and zirconium.

Regulus Therapeutics • San Diego, Ca., 4.5 million shares, priced $10 to $12, managed by Lazard Capital Markets, Cowen & Co. and BMO Capital Markets. Proposed Nasdaq symbol RGLS. Business: Early stage biotech developing microRNA treatments for multiple serious diseases.

Utah Events


Lecture • Utah Valley University's International & Multicultural Studies presents its third Global Spotlight Eurasia lecture of the fall semester. Beginning at noon, room 120 of the UVU Library, Frederick White, associate dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, will speak on the "Silver Age Culture in Russia." The lecture is free and open to the public.


Lecture • Robert Simmons, a partner with Bendigo Partners, an international financial investment and operational firm, will speak at Utah Valley University at the Reed & Christine Halladay Lecture Series, a weekly dialogue between academia and industry. The lecture is free and open to the public and begins at noon in the UVU Sorensen Student Center's Ragan Theater.

Gathering • Utah Valley University's International & Multicultural Studies will host its weekly New York Times Global Review, a gathering where UVU faculty, staff, the public and students engage in critical discussion about events covered in the newspaper. The discussions are part of UVU's Times Campus Readership Program. Leading this week's discussion will be John MacFarlane, academic adviser for history and political science. Those who attend are asked to bring a copy of the daily edition of The New York Times. The free event will begin at noon in Room 147 of the Woodbury Business Building.

Job Fair • Job seekers can bring their résumés and meet potential employers from 4 p.m to 7 p.m. at the Utah Valley University Wasatch Campus. Dozens of companies, including Maurices, Del Taco, Primerica, The Home Depot, Heber Valley Railroad, Zermatt and Homestead Resorts, Canyons Resort, Anderson Insurance Consulting, Smith's Food & Drug, Stein Ericksen and many others will be in attendance. The UVU Wasatch Campus is on U.S. Highway 40 in Heber City at 3111 N. College Way.

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