PhillyDeals Archive: February, 2008

Start-up matchmakers seek new ideas for local money

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Three investors who got rich starting and selling their own Philadelphia-area tech businesses have collected 94 applicants for DreamIt Ventures... Read more

Private equity for the masses?

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Philadelphia real estate investors Michael C. Forman and David J. Adelman are betting small investors have a growing appetite for private... Read more

Hill's Gulf tower job

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Hill International, Marlton, said Sheikh Surour bin Mohammed al-Nahyan has given the firm an $8.1 million extension to its two-and-a-half year... Read more

Franklin Square aims for $1.5B

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Franklin Square Investment Corp., Philadelphia , has filed a proposal with the SEC to raise $1.5 billion from investors to fund purchases... Read more

PA investment advisor Lowry gets a new gig

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Vincent Lowry, financial adviser to Pennsylvania state treasurers and local governments, is the new chairman of an advisory firm that designs... Read more

GE hydrating capital of Algeria

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Jeff Garwood, who runs General Electric's Water & Process Technologies from its world headquarters in Trevose, flew to over the weekend... Read more

Portico gets new backers

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Portico Systems, a Blue Bell firm that makes network management software for Horizon Blue Cross of New Jersey and other Blue Cross health... Read more

Banks to reap billions from Visa sale

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The nation’s biggest banks will collect a windfall from Visa Inc.’s initial public offering later this year. (See story here).... Read more