PhillyDeals Archive: October, 2012

Aramark spins off Seamless online takeout service

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Aramark, the Philadelphia-based food service and work clothes company owned by longtime chairman Joseph Neubauer and a group of corporate buyout... Read more

Main Line Y target price: $2.5M

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Target price: $2.5 million. For Sale: 50+-year-old community center, 27,000 sq ft, with gym, indoor swimming pool, fitness center, offices... Read more

Penn State credit cut on Sandusky costs, Pa. decline

Penn State's credit rating on nearly $900 million it owes investors has been cut to Aa2 from Aa1 by Moody's Investors Service "in anticipation... Read more

Dish boss: Competing is 'more fun' than Comcast/Verizon-type deal

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There are two kinds of giant companies: The kind that makes deals with other giant companies and preserve fat profit margins at customers'... Read more

Falling enrollment, dorm debt squeezes Pa. state colleges

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Moody's Investors Service has cut the credit rating on $1.5 billion borrowed by West Chester University, Cheney State University, and the 12... Read more

Zarrilli to follow Boni as Safeguard boss

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Safeguard Scientifics chief financial officer Stephen J. Zarrilli, 51, will replace Peter Boni, 67, as chief executive of the Wayne-based company... Read more

Wayne firm for sale after activist buys in: report

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"Industrial machinery maker Gardner Denver Inc (GDI.N) is exploring a sale and has drawn initial interest from several major private equity... Read more

BDO buys Philly's Asher & Co. (Updates)

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(Adds comments from bosses of both firms) BDO USA LLP, a Chicago-based corporate accounting and business consulting firm, says it is acquiring... Read more