Mergers & Acquisitions

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Philly’s Pepper Hamilton and Pittsburgh’s Reed Smith in Merger Talks

Two of Pennsylvania’s most high-powered and high-profile law firms are talking about joining forces. According to a statement from Reed Smith, that Pittsburgh-based law firm is […]

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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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Icahn Raises Pep Boys Bid, Again

A week after Carl Icahn said he’d be willing to bid up to $1 billion for Pep Boys, the Philly-based auto parts retailer, he’s done […]

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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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Icahn Once Again Gains Upper Hand in Pep Boys Bidding War

Turns out Carl Icahn really, really wants to own Pep Boys — Manny, Moe, & Jack. The Wall Street Journal reports that Icahn — who […]

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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 […]