Thursday, February 28, 2013
Stream announced the purchase of LBM Holdings Limited on Tuesday. The deal was worth nearly $44 million, according to the Star Tribune.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter Stream Global Services, an Eagan-based call center company, announced Tuesday that it has completed its purchase of U.K.-based LBM Holdings Limited, a customer service company employing roughly 2,500 workers. The acquisition will likely bolster Stream's sales and service offerings, according to a statement issued by the company. The purchase was worth nearly $44 million, according to a report in the Star Tribune. “This transaction is about delivering greater value to our clients and long-term growth for our company,” said Stream Chairman and CEO Kathy Marinello. "LBM’s people, expertise and capabilities, combined with Stream’s financial strength, global …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Every Sunday, Patch takes a look back at the news that made headlines during the previous week.
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Friday, November 16, 2012
The global call center company, which recently moved into a 37,000-square-foot facility in Eagan, plans to hire as many as 300 employees through the second quarter of 2013.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter| Blog for us Stream Global Services' new facility at 3285 Northwoods Cir. may be mostly empty at the moment, but don't expect that to last long. After opening a 37,000-square-foot call center and headquarters facility in a vacant office complex in Eagan at the beginning of October, Stream is kicking off a serious hiring blitz. The compay plans to hire as many as 300 employees through the second quarter of 2013, according to Stream Global Services Senior Vice President of Recruiting Liza Sayre. Roughly 80 percent of those positions will be call center-related, but the remainder will be leadership roles within the company, Sayre said. Stream signed a lease…
Sunday, August 19, 2012
From job-creating company relocations to new retail developments, Eagan is poised for economic growth in the coming years.
Sunday, August 12, 2012
In other news around Dakota County, Eagan's Pawlenty passed over once again as vice presidential candidate, and Stream Global Services says it's coming to Eagan rather than Apple Valley.
You can't be in front of your computer 24 hours a day, so each weekend, Patch reviews the biggest stories of the past week. Here's a look at several stories, which first appeared on this Patch or those of our neighbors, that may interest you or have an impact on your life. To reach the stories, click on the headline links. New Police Chief Selected to Lead Rosemount Force Burnsville Police Capt. Eric Werner is the Rosemount City Council's top choice for the police chief position, which has been vacant since Gary Kalstabakken resigned in May. Burnsville Chamber Names New President Bill Corby, the president of the Hutchinson Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism, will assume Daron Van Helden's old post by Sept. 4. Burnsville Tech …
Each Sunday, Eagan Patch revisits the headlines from the previous week.
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Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The Eagan City Council and Economic Development Authority will review several business development-related issues this week.
The Eagan City Council convened at 6:30 p.m. on Monday night at City Hall to hold a regular meeting. Here's a preview of a selection of agenda items the council was expected to discuss. For a full agenda, click here. Correction: Due to National Night Out, a community event scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 7, the Eagan City Council convened on Monday, Aug. 6.
Monday, August 6, 2012
The global call center company, which employs as many as 30,000 people worldwide, plans to open a call center and headquarters at 3285 Northwoods Cir. in Eagan.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter After an unsuccessful search for a new location in Apple Valley, Stream Global Services—a global call center company—has its eyes on a property in Eagan, according to Eagan City Administrator Tom Hedges. On Friday, Hedges confirmed that the company, which employs as many as 30,000 workers worldwide, has signed a lease for 3285 Northwoods Cir.—in an office complex northeast of the Eagan Promenade. The company, currently based in Massachusetts, plans to relocate its headquarters and open a call center in Eagan. The move could bring as many as 50 headquarters jobs and 400 call center positions to Eagan, according to a memo signed by Stream Global Services …
Saturday, July 7, 2012
In other South Metro news, the Minnesota Zoo sets an all-time attendance record, and
As the nation celebrated its 236th birthday last week, Dakota County sweltered under a seemingly endless heat wave. The combination of heat, humidity and holiday led to a slower-than-average news week, but there were several important developments throughout the county. Here's a review of the biggest news stories from the past several days, on this Patch or those of our neighbors, that may be of interest to you, or will affect you. Click on the headline links to review the stories. Dakota County Eligible For Federal Disaster Funding A total of 13 Minnesota counties and three tribal nations have been declared eligible for disaster relief funding after last month's severe storms and flooding. Minnesota Zoo Attendance Sets All-Time …