STATEWIDE Triad Region
Baptist gets a fiscal
Largest North Carolina hospital systems ranked by credit ratings.
|City||Credit rating||Outlook||Last rating|
|Duke University Health System||Durham||Aa2||Stable||November 2013|
|Carolinas HealthCare System||Charlotte||Aa3||Stable||April 2013|
|Mission Health System||Asheville||Aa3||Stable||August 2012|
|UNC Health Care System||Chapel Hill||Aa3||Negative||March 2014|
|Cape Fear Valley Health System||Fayetteville||A3||Stable||November 2012|
|New Hanover Regional Medical Center||Wilmington||A1||Stable||June 2013|
|Novant Health||Winston-Salem||A1||Stable||March 2013|
|Vidant Health||Greenville||A1||Stable||October 2013|
|Wake Forest Baptist Health||Winston-Salem||A1||Under review||June 2014|
|WakeMed Health & Hospitals||Raleigh||A1||Negative||October 2013|
Cone Health of Greensboro is not rated by Moody's
|Source: Moody's Investors Service Inc.|
WINSTON-SALEM — Hanesbrands will acquire Paris-based DBApparel from Boca Raton, Fla.-based Sun Capital Partners for about $550 million. DBA makes intimate apparel, hosiery and underwear. The companies were owned by Chicago-based Sara Lee until 2006, when Sun Capital bought DBA and Hanesbrands became a public company. About 3,200 of Hanesbrands’ 49,700 workers are in North Carolina.
HIGH POINT — BNC Bancorp agreed to acquire Charleston, S.C.-based Harbor Bank Group, holding company for Harbor National Bank, for about $50.6 million. Harbor has four branches in South Carolina and assets of about $306 million. After the deal closes in the fourth quarter, BNC, parent of Bank of North Carolina, will have about $4 billion of assets and 52 branches (cover story, June).
GREENSBORO — Marsh & McLennan Agency, a subsidiary of New York-based Marsh, acquired Senn Dunn Insurance, the state’s largest independent insurance agency, for an undisclosed amount. Marsh will retain the five Senn Dunn offices in Greensboro, Charlotte, High Point, Raleigh and Wilmington and the company’s 155 employees. Senn Dunn was founded in 1927.
GREENSBORO — Mickey Foster was named president of 536-bed The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital and executive vice president of Cone Health in June. He was president of Reidsville’s 110-bed Annie Penn Medical Center, a member of Cone Health, since May 2010 and previously served as chief operating officer of 102-bed Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson. Foster replaces Judy Schanel, who became executive vice president of acute-care services.