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Business events in Utah this week

Published October 20, 2012 11:16 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Convention Calendar

Sunday

U.S. Figure Skating Assoc.

2012 Central Pacific

Regional Championship

Salt Lake County Venture

Runs through • Wednesday

Attendance • 500

Thursday

Center for School

Mental Health

Annual Conference

Salt Lake Marriott City Creek

Runs through • Saturday

Attendance • 325

Economic Calendar

New economic numbers to be released this week:

Tuesday

Federal Reserve • Policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates

Wednesday

Commerce Department • New-home sales for September

Thursday

Labor Department • Weekly jobless claims

Commerce Department • Durable goods orders for September

National Association of Realtors • Pending home sales index for September

Freddie Mac • Weekly mortgage rates

Friday

Commerce Department • Third quarter gross domestic product

IPOs Planned

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

Lehigh Gas Partners LP • Allentown, Pa., 6 million shares, priced $19 to $21, managed by Raymond James, Baird, Oppenheimer & Co. Proposed NYSE symbol LGP. Business: Wholesale distributor of motor fuels in the U.S.

MPLX LP • Findlay, Ohio., 15 million shares, prices $19 to $21, managed by UBS Investment Bank, BofA Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley. Proposed NYSE symbol MPLX. Business: Limited partnership formed by Marathon Petroleum Cjorp. to own and operate pipelines and other midstream assets.

WhiteWave Foods • Dallas, Tx., 20 million shares, priced $14 to $18, managed by J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse, BofA Merrill Lynch. Proposed NYSE symbol WWAV. Business: A leading organic dairy and dairy alternatives carve-out from Dean Foods.

Utah Events

Monday

Lecture • Argosy University will present "Confessions of a Serial Entrepreneur," with author and CEO Alan E. Hall. Hall also is the founder of Grow America, a company that aligns the partners, mentors and capital that entrepreneurs need to grow their companies. The lecture will run from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Argosy's campus, 121 Election Road, Suite 300, in Draper. To RSVP/reserve a spot at the event, go to http://www.argosy.edu/speakerseries/slc.

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