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On the Agenda: Events highlight ACA, Women's Hall of Fame inductions

Business groups will consider topics this week ranging from the Affordable Care Act, to new city regulations and the Women’s Hall of Fame.

Health and legal professionals will discuss “Is Contraception Coverage Contra Religious Freedom?” regarding Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius, which asks whether the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The conversation about the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at California Western School of Law, 350 Cedar Street in downtown San Diego. For information, contact 619-515-1589 or events@cwsl.edu.

The Greater San Diego Association of Realtors will hold a hands-on lab on tips and tools for electronic transactions from 9 a.m. to noon at SDAR Del Mar/Solana Beach Service Center, 981 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite E, in Solana Beach. For more information, call 858-715-8000 or see www.sdar.com.

ULI San Diego/Tijuana will consider new city and industrial stormwater regulations such as the Fifth-term MS4 permit. The meeting will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at CoMerge Workplace, 330 A St. in San Diego. For more information, see sandiego.uli.org.

Construction Specifications Institute will hold a dinner meeting on “Trends in the Furniture Industry.” The graphics-based presentation on commercial office furniture will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at NewSchool of Architecture & Design, 1249 F St., San Diego. For information, call 619-401-6733 or see www.sandiegocsi.org.

The San Diego County Women’s Hall of Fame will hold its induction ceremony and dinner to honor five San Diego women for their contributions to the community. The event will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at McMillin Event Center, NTC Liberty Station, 2875 Dewey Road, Building 177 in San Diego. For more information, send email to info@womenshalloffamesd.org.

The San Diego Legal Secretaries Association will join the Riverside Legal Professionals Association and the Los Angeles Legal Secretaries Association for an inter-association event at Olvera Street in Los Angeles. Members will leave at 9:25 a.m. Saturday from the Amtrak Station, 1050 Kettner Blvd. in downtown San Diego. For more information, see www.sdlsa.org.


Local earnings

Monday: NTN Buzztime Inc., NTN; Ocera Therapeutics Inc., OCRX

Tuesday: None

Wednesday: None

Thursday: None

Friday: None


IPOs planned

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

Aerohive Networks Inc. - Sunnyvale, Calif., 7.5 million shares, priced $9 to $11, managed by Goldman Sachs and BofA Merrill Lynch. Proposed NYSE symbol HIVE. Business: Offers cloud-based, controller-less networking solutions to enterprises.

Applied Genetic Technologies Corp. - Alachua, Fla., 3.6 million shares, priced $13 to $15, managed by BMO Capital Markets and Wedbush PacGrow. Proposed Nasdaq symbol AGTC. Business: Clinical-stage biotech developing treatments for orphan eye diseases.

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Inc. - New York, 3.3 million class A shares, priced at $15 each, managed by Wunderlich Securities. Proposed NYSE symbol BRG. Business: Owns nine apartment properties in the Southeastern U.S.

CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. - New York, 20 million shares, priced $26 to $28, managed by multiple firms. Proposed NYSE symbol CBSO. Business: Spinoff of CBS's North & South American outdoor advertising division.

Everyday Health Inc. - New York, 7.15 million shares, priced $13 to $15, managed by J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse, and Citigroup. Proposed NYSE symbol EVDY. Business: Publishes digital health and wellness content via 25 websites and 26 mobile applications.

King Digital Entertainment plc - Dublin, Ireland, 22.2 million ordinary shares, priced $21 to $24, managed by J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse, and BofA Capital Markets. Proposed NYSE symbol KING. Business: One of the largest mobile and social game developers.

Nord Anglia Education Inc. - Hong Kong, 19 million ordinary shares, priced $15 to $17, managed by Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, and J.P. Morgan. Proposed NYSE symbol NORD. Business: The world's leading provider of premium K-12 British education.

Square 1 Financial Inc. - Durham, N.C., 5.9 million shares, priced $15 to $17 managed by Sandler O'Neill and Keefe Bruyette Woods. Proposed Nasdaq symbol SQBK. Business: Provides commercial banking services to venture firms.

1347 Property Insurance Holdings Inc. - Baton Rouge, La., 2.3 million shares, priced $10 to $12, managed by Aegis Capital. Proposed Nasdaq symbol PIH. Business: Property and casualty insurer serving the Louisiana market.

TriNet Group Inc. - San Leandro, Calif., 15 million shares, priced $15 to $17, managed by J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, and Deutsche Bank. Proposed NYSE symbol TNET. Business: Provides outsourced human resources services to small and medium-sized businesses.

2U Inc. - Landover, Md. 9.2 million shares, priced $11 to $13, managed by Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse. Proposed Nasdaq symbol TWOU. Business: Cloud-based platform for online degree programs at nonprofit universities.


National Events


No events scheduled


Standard & Poor's releases the S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for January; the Commerce Department reports new home sales for February; and the Conference Board issues the Consumer Confidence Index for March.

Walgreen Co. reports quarterly results.


The Commerce Department releases durable goods for February.


The Labor Department reports weekly jobless claims; the Commerce Department issues fourth-quarter gross domestic product; Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates; and the National Association of Realtors releases its pending home sales index for February.

Fashion retailer H&M reports quarterly results.


The Commerce Department issues personal income and spending for February.

BlackBerry Ltd. reports quarterly results.

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