Business events in Utah next week

Published August 9, 2013 12:27 pm
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convention calendar


International Motor Coach Group IMG

2013 Strategic Alliance Meeting


Attendance • 225

Runs through • Thursday


National Association of Health Underwriters

2013 Region 7 Leadership Conference

Sheraton, Salt Lake City

Attendance • 125

Runs through • Friday

National Association of Local Boards of Health

2013 Annual Meeting

Hilton, Salt Lake City Center

Attendance • 225

Runs through • Friday

USANA Health Sciences

2013 Annual Convention

Salt Palace

Attendance • 6,300

Runs through • Saturday


U.S. Autism & Asperger Association

2013 Annual Conference

Sheraton, Salt Lake City

Attendance • 500

Runs through • Sunday

Economic Calendar

New economic numbers to be released this week include:


U.S. Treasury • Federal budget data for July.


Commerce Department • Retail sales data for July.

Commerce Department • Business inventories for June.


Labor Department • Producer price index for July.


Labor Department • Weekly jobless claims.

Labor Department • Consumer price index for July.

Federal Reserve • Industrial production for July.

Freddie Mac • Weekly mortgage rates.

National Association of Home Builders • Housing market index for August.


Commerce Department • Housing starts for July.

Labor Department • Second-quarter productivity data.

IPOs Planned

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

China Commercial Credit • Wujiang, China, 1.9 million shares, priced $6 to $7, managed by Burnham Securities and Axiom Capital Management. Proposed Nasdaq symbol CCCR. Business: Microcredit lender to small businesses in the Jiangsu Province of China.

Envision Healthcare • Greenwood Village, Colo., 35 million shares, priced $20 to $22, managed by Goldman Sachs, Barclays and BofA Merrill Lynch. Proposed NYSE symbol EVHC. Business: U.S. provider of outsourced medical and ambulance services.

Independence Realty Trust • Philadelphia, Pa., 4 million shares, priced $10 to $11, managed by Ladenburg Thalmann & Co., William Blair and JMP Securities. Proposed NYSE symbol IRT. Business: REIT that owns eight properties in Georgia, Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Texas and Virginia.

Sophiris Bio • La Jolla, Calif., 5 million shares, priced at $13, managed by Citi and Leerink Swann. Proposed Nasdaq symbol SPHS. Business: Developing a biologic to treat enlarged prostates.

Third Point Reinsurance • Pembroke, Bermuda, 22.2 million shares, priced $12.50 to $14.50, managed by J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley. Proposed NYSE symbol TPRE. Business: Bermuda-based specialty property and casualty reinsurer.

Utah Events


Book Party • University of Utah professor Rober Mayer will sign and discuss his new book, Financial Justice, at the Pinon Market & Cafe, 2095 E. 1300 South, Salt Lake City, beginning at 7:30 p.m. His book chronicles how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau came into being and details the role now-Sen. Elizabeth Warren and a coalition of consumer, civil rights and labor organizations played in its organization. Seating is limited to the first 50 guests.

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