PhillyDeals Archive: March, 2012

Ex-Sovereign boss Sidhu seeks $115M bank IPO

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Customers Bancorp Inc., the Wyomissing, Berks County-based bank started by Jay S. Sidhu after he left Sovereign Bancorp, plans to raise $115... Read more

Vague hosts Volcker, critics: 'Hard to resist doing it again'

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Richard Vague cohosted and helped underwrite the Atlantic Economy Summit in Washington back on March 14. Ex-Fed chairman Paul Volcker generated... Read more

Will Congress save the US Postal Service?

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US Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., says he's "disappointed" that the Senate voted last night to delay debate on postal-reform legislation designed... Read more

State loan boosts software firm's Del. HQ

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A new Delaware state loan program has sweetened expansion plans for a cargo tracking software and device company owned by a Texas buyout firm... Read more

More US towns will go bankrupt, bond-watchers say

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As many as 20 U.S. cities could ask for court protection and reorganization under Chapter 9 of the federal bankruptcy code this year, including... Read more

Aberdeen's new junk-bond fund

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Aberdeen Asset Management, the Scotland-based investment group whose US office and stock- and bond-picking group is based in Center City, is... Read more

Ex-Berkshire brokers start new agency

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Thomas Katona, a veteran insurance-software consultant who started professional-liability insurance agency Apogee Insurance Group in 2003 and... Read more

Nuclear believers see past SEC challenge

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Howard Butcher 4th, professional investor and son of an old Philadelphia business family (he was part of the last generation to run Butcher... Read more