PhillyDeals Archive: July, 2008

Assurant buys Wayne's Signal for $250M

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Assurant Inc., a New York specialty insurer, has agreed to pay $250 million for Signal Holdings LLC, a Wayne-based purveyor of wireless handset... Read more

SAP picks D&Z's Yoh to run HR

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SAP Americas, Newtown Square, has hired Yoh Talent Solutions, a division of privately-held Day & Zimmerman, Philadelphia, to run its outsourcing... Read more

Oracle Corp. buys 2d Phila-area software firm

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Oracle Corp., Redwood City, Calif., has agreed to buy Global Knowledge Software LLC, a King of Prussia division of Cary, N.C.-based Global... Read more

BlackRock-Brandywine's Philly deal 'close'

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One of the pros working on Brandywine Realty Trust's Cira South project tells us they're expecting a formal announcement and political brag-fest... Read more

WWD: Boscov's mulling court protection

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Buy, borrow, or file in bankruptcy court? The Reading retailer weighs tough choices, says Womens Wear Daily in an unsourced story here. UPDATE:... Read more

Tax breaks help, but BlackRock still in talks: Sweeney

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Brandywine Realty Trust CEO Gerard Sweeney in his quarterly investor conference call today: "BlackRock is looking for a new location to... Read more

NJ TV may cut 40% of staff

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The Public Broadcasting Authority that runs TV channels 23, 52, and other public news and arts programming in New Jersey will have to cut 70... Read more

Lubert-Adler an owner of bankrupt Mervyn's

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Lubert-Adler, the Philadelphia real estate partnership run by Ira Lubert and Dean Adler, is among the owners of California-based Mervyn's department... Read more