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Pat Quigley

Pat Quigley

In Baton Rouge, Pat Quigley made a name for himself as the owner of Ivar's, situated under the Perkins Road underpass. "Ivar's was my life," says Quigley, who kept the popular bar open every day of the year.

Right structure, right price

Owners generally structure a company sale in one of two ways—as an asset sale or a stock sale—and each has different tax implications.
A legacy of hope

A legacy of hope

Educator brings light to children in Africa.
Jumpstart

Jumpstart

AST Marketing Group
Common negotiating mistakes

Common negotiating mistakes

While even the word negotiation can evoke fear, stress and anxiety, the intent is quite simple: to discuss and ultimately agree on a deal.
Negative perceptions

Negative perceptions

If the much-hyped industrial construction boom materializes over the next three years as anticipated, Louisiana will have some 80,000 jobs it needs to fill with trained workers.
Leading the dairy

Leading the dairy

Kleinpeter Farms Dairy has brought in new managers in three departments since quality control problems earlier this year cost the company several accounts and threatened to tarnish the adored local brand.
Hispanic power

Hispanic power

Baton Rouge is one of the top 10 cities in the nation for Hispanic entrepreneurs.
True assessment

True assessment

Capital Region tax assessors employ new technology to ensure everyone pays their fair share.
Reinventing AllBrands

Reinventing AllBrands

A Baton Rouge-based firm considered an e-commerce pioneer stays competitive by returning to its brick-and-mortar roots.

Best investments now

Three Capital Region financial advisers offer their tips and picks.
Cashing out?

Cashing out?

Plan ahead and 'think like a buyer.'
Business checkup

Business checkup

Use financial ratios to determine your small business's performance.
Garage to globe

Garage to globe

Launched in a South Louisiana warehouse, Presonus is changing the international music industry.
  Shooting tragedy affects us all

Shooting tragedy affects us all

Last month the Coleman family of Baton Rouge was on its way home from a family reunion. Everything seemed normal as they made their way down Prescott Road at about 11 p.m. But then, tragedy struck, and it will change their lives forever.
  DFG sells properties

DFG sells properties

The industrial services company DFG Enterprises sold the facility it occupies at 3555 and 3605 Delta Drive in St. Gabriel for nearly $4.2 million.