Missouri Minute: SunEdison gets loan approval, Nixon fills UM board vacancies

Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:

SunEdison gets approval for $1.3B loan, faces creditor probe

SunEdison won court approval Tuesday for a $1.3 billion operating loan. That package will also fund a creditor probe into its financial activities, and the findings will shape the outcome of the bankruptcy. Read more

Nixon names 3 new UM curators to fill board vacancies

Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday appointed three members and a student representative from the Columbia campus to the University of Missouri Board of Curators. Read more

Bill Thompson to retire as leader of SSM Health

After nearly five years at the helm of SSM Health, Bill Thompson will retire as CEO next year. Read more

Developer Jon Copaken has seven years to start construction on new downtown office building

Developer Jon Copaken, a principal with 112 Redevelopers LLC, has seven years to begin construction on what could be the first new major downtown office building in years under an amended agreement reached Wednesday with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City. Read more

MHTC approves cost-share program, asks questions about future funding

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved the FY2017 budget, including approval for a cost-share program, during the commission’s first meeting since the end of the legislative session. Read more

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