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Convention Calendar


College & University Professional

Association for Human Resources

Western Regional Conference

Salt Lake Marriott, City Creek

Runs through • Wednesday

Attendance • 200


Global Environment for

Network Innovations

Engineering Conference 16

Little America Hotel, SLC

Runs through • Thursday

Attendance • 250


American Bar Association

Annual Environmental

Law Conference

The Grand America, SLC

Runs through • Saturday

Attendance • 300

Church of Jesus Christ

of Latter-day Saints

2013 Roots Tech Conference

The Salt Palace, SLC

Runs through • Saturday

Attendance • 1,500


National Collegiate

Athletic Association

Men's Basketball Tournament

Energy Solutions Arena, SLC

Runs through • Saturday

Attendance • 2,000

Economic Calendar

New economic numbers to be released this week:


National Association of Home Builders • Housing market index for March


Commerce Department • Housing starts for February

Federal Reserve • First of two-day meeting on interest rates


Federal Reserve • Conclusion of two-day meeting, statement to follow


Labor Department • Weekly jobless claims

National Association of Realtors • Existing home sales for February

Conference Board • Leading indicators for February

Freddie Mac • Weekly mortgage rates

IPOs Planned

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

Aviv REIT • Chicago, Ill., 13.2 million shares, priced $18 to $20, managed by Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs. Proposed NYSE symbol AVIV. Business: A real estate investment trust specializing in post-acute and long-term care skilled nursing facilities.

Cancer Genetics • Rutherford, N.J., 1.65 million shares, priced at $10 to $12, managed by Aegis Capital Corp. Proposed Nasdaq symbol CGIX. Business: Offers personalized genomic tests to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

Enanta Pharmaceuticals • Waterton, Mass., 4 million shares, priced at $14 to $16, managed by J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse. Proposed Nasdaq symbol ENTA. Business: Biotech focused on developing small molecule drugs to use against hepatitis C.

Five Oaks Investment • New York, N.Y., 5.7 million shares, priced at $15, managed by Barclays, Credit Suisse and UBS Investment Bank. Proposed NYSE symbol FOIC. Business: A real estate investment trust focused on agency and non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities.

Marin Software • San Francisco, Calif., 7 million shares, priced at $11 to $13, managed by Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank. Proposed NYSE symbol MRIN. Business: Provides a cloud-based digital ad management platform.

Model N • Redwood City, Ca., 6.46 million shares, priced at $12.50 to $14.50, managed by J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank. Proposed NYSE symbol MODN. Business: Provides revenue management software to the life science and technology sectors.

Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals • Waterton, Mass., 6.8 million shares, priced at $10 to $12, managed by Barclays and BMO Capital Markets. Proposed Nasdaq symbol TTPH. Business: Developing antibiotics to treat serious abdominal and urinary tract infections.

West Corp. • Omaha, Ne., 21.3 million shares, priced at $22 to $25, managed by Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and BofA Merrill Lynch. Proposed Nasdaq symbol WSTC. Business: Leading conferencing and call center provider LBO'd by TH Lee and Quadrangle.

Utah Events


Forum • The Wayne Brown Institute will present its first Deal Forum of 2013, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Tanner LLC, Synergy Conference Room on the 5th Floor of the Key Bank Tower at 36 S. State, Salt Lake City. Selected companies will be presenting their deals to investors and business owners in attendance can learn how to improve their own pitches to investors. The event is free but seating is limited. Go to to register and reserve your seat.

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