Mergers

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Jefferson, Kennedy Merger Creates a Giant 13-Hospital Network

Almost two years after announcing their intent to merge, Jefferson Health and Kennedy Health have sealed the deal, officially making Jefferson a sprawling 13-hospital network. […]

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Why Ballard Spahr Will Merge Twice In Just Four Months

In just one week, Ballard Spahr has announced two mergers that will expand the firm in terms of practice and sheer size. Just Tuesday, the […]

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Verizon Open to a Merger Talk With Comcast

“Comcast Verizon NBCUniversal” just might become a thing at some point in the future. Don’t believe me? Here’s what Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam told Bloomberg […]

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Skee-Ball Inc. Sold to Wisconsin Company

There’s perhaps nothing more iconic to the Jersey Shore than Skee-Ball. Rolling that odd, wooden ball down the lane is basically a rite of passage […]

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Report: Comcast Interested in Buying Yahoo

Who’s going to buy Yahoo? A titan of the tech industry, Yahoo has worldwide brand recognition, a $26 billion stake in Chinese internet giant, Alibaba — but it’s struggled to satisfy […]

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Blank Rome Acquires D.C. Law Firm

Blank Rome has acquired Dickstein Shapiro and the deal will bring more than 100 attorneys into the Philly-based law firm. Blank Rome was founded in 1946 and represents […]

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A Company in the Philly Burbs Just Sold for $400 Million

What’s the going rate for a group of outpatient physical rehabilitation centers? How about a cool $400 million? Physiotherapy Associates Holdings, which is based in […]

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Why Jefferson is in Merger Mania

Dr. Stephen Klasko knows that in today’s ever-changing health care landscape, bigger is better. Bigger means easier negotiations with insurance companies. Bigger means more capital to invest […]

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Jefferson, Kennedy Health to Merge

Jefferson has announced yet another merger deal. On Friday, Jefferson announced the signing of a letter of intent to merge with Kennedy Health, a South Jersey-based health system. Kennedy […]

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One Philly-Area Tech Company Buys Another

Two local tech companies are joining forces, as Philly-based Anexinet announced that it has acquired ListenLogic. Anexinet delivers digital and technology solutions to help clients determine […]

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8 Tips to Survive Merger Mania

Recently, the merger-and-acquisition market has been exceptionally active, especially in the Greater Philadelphia area. Dow and DuPont are negotiating a merger of the two chemical […]

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Crozer-Keystone Health System to be Sold

Crozer-Keystone Health System — which runs five hospitals in the Philadelphia region and has 6,000 employees — has been sold to Los Angeles-based hospital operator […]

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Aqua America Makes $16.8 Million Acquisition

Aqua America has made another acquisition to expand its ever-growing customer base. The Bryn Mawr, Pa.-based publicly traded water utility acquired Superior Water Company Inc. in southeastern Pennsylvania […]

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10 Biggest Business Deals of 2015

Philadelphia businesses made plenty of big moves in 2015. Everybody’s favorite coffee roaster got a new owner, two big universities announced a merger, and virtually every hospital […]

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Comcast Denies Reports of $16 Billion Merger With ITV

Ever since its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable fell through earlier this year, industry watchers have been paying close attention to Comcast — speculating […]