PhillyDeals Archive: February, 2011

Factory boss warns Congress: Don't cut gov't too deep

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"I'm worried that the current over-emphasis on the deficit reduction, about which we were all concerned, could result in a fall back to recession... Read more

28 Philly-area shopping centers sold in $9B deal: report

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Blackstone LP, New York, has bought nearly 600 US shopping centers and retail buildings from troubled Australian property owner Centro Properties... Read more

LECG sells Smart to GT; others join Elko, BDO, Weiser

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National consulting firm LECG Corp., Devon, says it has agreed to sell its aviation and arbitration consulting units to FTI Consulting Inc... Read more

Hostile turnaround: NJ firm bids for bigger PA rival

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Bel Fuse Inc., Jersey City, is offering nearly $250 million, or $6 a share, to take over its larger rival Pulse Electronics, of Trevose.Both... Read more

Philly factories unite to fight fee; Cardone 'staying'

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Last year, the Philadelphia Water Department, prompted by federal water-pollution guidelines, imposed big changes in the stormwater-runoff... Read more

Buyout blowup: LECG in sale talks

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Employees of the former Smart Business Advisory and Consulting, Devon, the largest independent accounting firm based in the Philadelphia area... Read more

Recovery sign? Philly wage, profit taxes at five-year high

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Philadelphia city wage and net-profits taxes totalled $156 million in January, highest since May 2006, says city controller Alan Butkovitz... Read more

Ex-Penn exec's new $100M tech fund

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Ex-University of Pennsylvania executive Louis Berneman Ph.D. has combined with Osage Partners, a Bala Cynwyd investment group run by Robert... Read more