PhillyDeals Archive: January, 2010

MetLife close to deal for AIG's Alico: reports

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MetLife Inc. is negotiating to buy Wilmington, Del.-based Alico, a global life insurer, from American International Group, for $15 billion... Read more

Phila food co. moves to Montco site, will add cash-and-carry

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Benjamin Foods is moving from Philadelphia and two Bucks County sites to the vacant 125,000-sq-ft former Sam's Club warehouse on 19 acres... Read more

Will Obama tax fuel imports to save US refineries?

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After the closings of Sunoco's Eagle Point and Valero's Delaware City refineries on the Delaware last year due to high cost and low demand... Read more

Tyco buys Brink's Broadview for $2B, will merge with ADT

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Tyco International, based in suburban Trenton, says it's paying $2 billion in cash and stock to buy Texas-based Brink's Home Security, which... Read more

A look at UPenn Health System's books

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Moody's new credit report on the $3 billion-a-year University of Pennsylvania Health System (rating: Aa2, a notch below the University's own... Read more

Hershey seeks billionaires to boost its Cadbury bid: report

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Hershey Co. bosses have "made progress about resolving their differences" about making an expensive offer for global candymaker Cadbury... Read more

Electric-car maker raises $125M, signs battery deal for local plant

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Fisker Automotive, the California-based electric sportscar maker that's raised over half a billion dollars in US loans to reopen General Motors... Read more

Penn Law, Waterview, Stamper, Pascall plans in view

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Philadelphia Planning Commission to meet next Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1 pm, upstairs at 1515 Arch. Among other things, they'll talk about: - new... Read more