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On the Agenda: Groups to discuss aging workforce, Realtors, rock stars of innovation

Business groups will take on a variety of topics this week — from work-home balance to international real estate to an innovation summit.

Lawyers Club of San Diego will hold a discussion on alternative work arrangements and balancing work and home commitments. Aaron Beard, principal at Synergy Coaching Group and member of the Balance Committee, will moderate the meeting from noon to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday at Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP, 525 B St., Suite 2200 in San Diego. For more information, see www.lawyersclubsandiego.com.

Pacific Safety Center will consider the implications of an aging workforce at a meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at Pacific Safety Center, 9880 Via Pasar, Suite F in San Diego. For more information, see www.psc411.com.

Connect will hold an opening night for Rock Stars of Innovation Summit from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave. in San Diego. The nation’s top venture capitalists and institutional investors will have a chance to meet early-stage companies, leading researchers and prominent life sciences and technology executives. The summit will be on Friday at the Andaz Hotel, 600 F Street in San Diego. For more information, see connect.org/rock-stars-of-innovation.

The Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors’ Global Real Estate Council will hold an informational meeting for Realtors about educational opportunities for international expansion. Topics will include the professional designations of International Realtor Membership (IRM) and Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS). The meeting will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the PSAR South County Service Center, 880 Canarios Court, Chula Vista. For more information, call 619-421-7811 or visit www.PSAR.org.

The San Diego Advertising Fund for Emergencies will hold its 13th annual fundraising party from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Ivy Rooftop Lounge at the Andaz Hotel, 600 F St. in downtown San Diego. SAFE is a volunteer, nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to advertising and marketing professionals and their families during a life-crisis emergency. Cost to attend is $50 per person, $30 per student or $70 each at the door. For tickets and more information, visit www.aboutsafe.org.

The San Diego chapter of CMAA will give a three-hour presentation on “The Construction Manager’s Role in Project Schedule Management.” The event will be from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mission Valley Marriott, 8757 Rio San Diego Drive in San Diego. For more information, see www.cmaa-sd.org.


Local earnings

Monday: None

Tuesday: La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co., LJPC

Wednesday: None

Thursday: None

Friday: None


IPOs planned

The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week:

Corium International Inc. -- Menlo Park, Calif., 5.5 million shares, priced $10 to $12, managed by Jefferies and Leerink Partners. Proposed Nasdaq symbol CORI. Business: Commercial-stage pharmaceutical company specializing in adhesive drug delivery.

Five9 Inc. -- San Ramon, Calif., 10 million shares, priced $9 to $11, managed by J.P. Morgan, Barclays and BofA Merrill Lynch. Proposed Nasdaq symbol FIVN. Business Provides cloud-based software to call centers for improved turnaround and customer satisfaction.

GrubHub Inc. -- Chicago, 7 million shares, priced $20 to $22, managed by Citigroup and Morgan Stanley. Proposed NYSE symbol GRUB. Business: Online portal for food delivery service from approximately 28,800 restaurants in 600 cities.

IMS Health Holdings Inc. -- Danbury, Conn., 65 million shares, priced $18 to $21, managed by J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. Proposed NYSE symbol IMS. Business: Provides healthcare data and consulting services to drug makers, payers and healthcare providers.

Opower Inc. -- Arlington, Va., 6.1 million shares, priced $17 to $19, managed by Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. Proposed NYSE symbol OPWR. Business: Provides customer engagement solutions for the utility industry.

Rubicon Project Inc. (The) -- Los Angeles - 6.8 million shares, priced $15 to $17, managed by Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and RBC Capital Markets. Proposed NYSE symbol RUBI. Business: Operates a leading digital ad exchange with the largest reach in the U.S.

Scynexis Inc. -- Durham, N.C., 4.2 million shares, priced $12 to $14, managed by RBC Capital Markets and Canaccord Genuity. Proposed Nasdaq symbol SCYX. Business: Biotech developing treatments for life-threatening fungal infections.

Tarena International Inc. -- Beijing, China, 15.3 million American depositary shares, each representing one class A ordinary share, priced $8 to $10, managed by Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse. Proposed Nasdaq symbol TEDU. Business: China's largest provider of IT professional education with 92 learning centers.


National Events


No events scheduled


The Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for March; the Commerce Department issues construction spending for February; and automakers release vehicle sales for March.


The Commerce Department reports factory orders for February.

Monsanto Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.


The Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims; the Commerce Department issues international trade data for February; Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates; and the Institute for Supply Management reports its service sector index for March.


The Labor Department releases employment data for March.

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