Acquisitions

Business

How Philly’s 160over90 Got Acquired by a Global Marketing Firm in Less Than 60 Days

Endeavor’s recent acquisition of Philadelphia branding and marketing agency 160over90 means the city is now home to a WME-IMG-affiliated firm. 160over90, has around 150 employees in Philadelphia […]

Business

Campbell Just Bought Another Soup Company for $700M

On Thursday, the world’s largest soupmaker, Camden-based Campbell Soup Company, announced that it has swooped down to acquire Oregon-based soup company Pacific Foods for $700 […]

Business

Philly Law Firm Announces Huge Merger Deal

The law firm Fox Rothschild just announced a plan that will swell the firm to 700 attorneys and give it a strong foothold in the Midwest. It’s […]

Business

Urban Outfitters to Buy Vetri Restaurants

Two of Philadelphia’s best-known brands are set to become united. Urban Outfitters has agreed to buy the Vetri Family of restaurants. No sale price has been disclosed. “Having […]

Business

Stephen Starr Sells Catering Group

Stephen Starr has sold the catering arm of Starr Restaurants — a $40 million business that provides food for weddings, corporate events and cultural institutions. TrustHouse […]

Business

BizFeed: Why Comcast Loves J.P. Morgan; Verizon to Buy AOL

Welcome to BizFeed, the morning news memo from BizPhilly. Here, we’ll provide important news items to help you start your day. Let’s get to it.

Business

Main Line Company Makes $200M Acquisition

Electronic equipment and device manufacturer Ametek has acquired Global Tubes for a cool $200 million. Berwyn, Pa.-based Ametek will be adding to a profile that already […]

Business

Hostile Takeover Bid to Create World’s Largest Generic Drug Manufacturer Gets Even More Heated

Teva Pharmacuticals remains in hot pursuit of rival Mylan — and the takeover bid is turning ever more hostile. After Mylan rejected Teva’s unsolicited $40 billion […]

News

Israeli Company With Montco HQ in $40B Bid to Become Largest Generic Drug Maker

Teva Pharmaceuticals has offered to acquire Mylan N.V. for $82 per share — or approximately $40 billion. Teva is an Israeli company that employs 2,000 […]