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Ice cancels flights, snarls traffic; snow in North Texas forecast

DALLAS (AP) — More wintry weather was expected across parts of North Texas through Wednesday.

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Einstein Bagels closing two Tarrant locations

Einstein Bagels is closing two Tarrant County locations, part of a series of 39 closings around the country, according to the company’s owners, JAB Holding Co.

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Berkshire Hathaway company acquires Fort Worth firm

M&M Manufacturing, a producer of sheet metal products for the air distribution and ventilation market based in Fort Worth, has been acquired by MiTek Industries Inc., a subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc.,

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Plans for Grand Prairie indoor ski resort, Hard Rock Hotel evaporate

Plans for a $215 million indoor ski resort and Hard Rock Hotel in Grand Prairie have been shelved. Sherman Thurston, a member of the development team, sent a

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Top area CFOs honored

The Fort Worth Business Press honored 13 area chief financial officers today with a luncheon at the Fort Worth Club.

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KKR and Legend Productions to create new oil and gas firm in Fort Worth

Global private equity firms KKR & Co. LP and Riverstone Holdings LLC will form one of the largest oil and gas companies in the Barnett Shale with the merger of the existing assets held by KKR Natural Resources Funds with the assets of Legend Production Holdings LLC.
The new oil and gas company, called Trinity River Energy LLC, will be headquartered in Fort Worth and led by Chris Hammack, the current president and chief executive officer of Legend.
Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


Trinity will be jointly owned by KNR and Riverstone. The firm’s operations executive team will be based in Fort Worth while its finance, accounting and information technology executive team will be based in Houston.
The transaction brings approximately 258 mmcfe/d of gross production in the basin. In addition to a large natural gas inventory in the Barnett, Trinity also will have liquid-rich properties in the Permian Basin, East Texas, South Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi.
The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals, is expected to close in the third quarter of 2014.
KKR's investment in Trinity is being made by KNR. Future KNR acquisitions made with Fleur de Lis Energy LLC will not be acquired by or otherwise form part of Trinity.

-Betty Dillard
bdillard@bizpress.net
 

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