PhillyDeals Archive: December, 2008

Dow "might have trouble" buying Rohm & Haas without Kuwait cash: report

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UPDATE: "Rohm and Haas Company continues to work diligently towards completing the proposed transaction with Dow in early 2009,"... Read more

Pew, Penn, other Philly nonprofits shared Madoff foundation cash

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The Pew Charitable Trusts, the University of Pennsylvania and nine other Philadelphia nonprofits were partly funded by two foundations that have... Read more

PhillyDeals is home for Christmas with the kids. See you Jan. 5

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Patriot raises $300M to buy bank stocks

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Patriot Financial Partners, L.P. said it's finished raising $300 million in ten-year commitments from investors, and it's ready to make "four... Read more

Glaxo cuts political giving, keeps PAC

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GlaxoSmithKline, the UK-based multinational drugmaker that owns what used to be Smith Kline & French in Philadelphia and Montgomery County... Read more

Wentworth sells bonds despite tough securitization market

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J.G. Wentworth LLC, the Bryn Mawr firm that buys discounted legal settlements and annuities from people who want their cash up front in one... Read more

Mutual fund investors 'losing faith'?

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The mutual fund industry shrank by $1.1 trillion in October (the last month for which we have data), to $10.7 trillion. Most of that was investment... Read more

Energy, military, cancer, debt collection: hot fields in slow times

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Energy, military, cancer and debt collection are the region's most fertile hiring fields as the national economy slows, says Michael... Read more