Commerce

M&T Bank CEO Rene Jones is considering a plan to take Kodak private

March 12, 2022 — M&T Bank CEO Rene Jones is widely rumored to be considering a not-so-hostile acquisition of Rochester’s legendary Eastman Kodak Company, in a plan that would take the firm private in order to insulate it from the

Commerce

Why was Seneca Holdings without a CEO for a year and a half?

Seneca Holdings, the private equity arm of the Seneca Nation of Indians, has been without a formal Chief Executive Officer since June of 2017, when Dave Kimelberg changed his title to Strategic Advisor and, according to his LinkedIn profile, returned

Assembly

Times-Union investigating a Jordan Levy firm connected to Sheldon Silver

The Albany Times Union is investigating Counsel Financial, an investment vehicle connected to Buffalo based venture capitalist Jordan Levy, Weitz & Luxembourg, and former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.┬áThe firm is mentioned in US Attorney Preet Bharara’s indictment of Silver. Counsel

City

Who will be Buffalo’s next Mayor?

As Deputy Mayor Steve Casey prepares to leave City Hall, political observers expect Mayor Byron Brown to forgo a fourth run for the office. It has been long rumored that Brown will pursue a lucrative position in the private sector.