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Why the FTC Wants to Block the Jefferson-Einstein Merger

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General filed a complaint in federal district court that argues against […]

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Penn Medicine and Princeton HealthCare System Officially Merge

On Tuesday, the University of Pennsylvania Health System officially added its first New Jersey member — Princeton HealthCare System — finalizing a merger plan that was […]

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Jefferson Moves to Merge With Philly’s Monell Center

Jefferson Health just announced yet another plan to merge with a local institution. The health network wants to merge with the University City-based Monell Center. […]

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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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Saul Ewing Just Merged to Create a 400-Lawyer Firm

As law firms face greater pressure to get bigger (or else crumble), one established Philadelphia firm announced a deal that puts it on the favorable side […]

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DowDuPont Merger Hastens Decline of South Jersey Towns

Dow and DuPont first announced their $130 billion mega merger back in 2015, and last Thursday the deal that combines two of the world’s largest […]

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Jefferson and Philadelphia University Unveil Post-Merger Identity

On Saturday, the groundbreaking merger between Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University will be official after about two years in the making. Two big questions […]

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Walgreens, Rite Aid Call Off $9.4B Merger Deal

On Thursday, pharmacy chain Walgreens Boots Alliance canceled its deal to buy Rite Aid Corp. after it failed to gain approval from antitrust regulators. Instead […]

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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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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 […]