PhillyDeals Archive: April, 2008

Werther buys Sorbee sweets

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Werther Partners LLC, New York, a food-oriented private equity firm, has bought Philadelphia-based sugar-free candy marketer Sorbee International... Read more

NJ to take $73M from Tyco, give back $11M

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Tyco International Ltd. and its spin-offs, Tyco Electronics of Berwyn and Covidien (health care), have agreed to pay New Jersey $73 million... Read more

Penn SERS puts another $130 million in private funds

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After listening to its consultants, the Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System board in Harrisburg today agreed today to stay the... Read more

B&S: Share buybacks down

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U.S. companies are spending less to buy back their own shares, Boenning & Scattergood research head James Still says. Instead of the buybacks... Read more

TimeWarner owners want cable sale; Comcast a buyer?

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TimeWarner shares rose on claims institutional shareholders want the company to spin off its cable TV franchise, the nation's second-largest... Read more

Simon: New space at Limerick; vacancies at Franklin Mills

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Shares of Chicago mall owner Simon Property Group dropped 2 percent this morning after reporting lower profits and higher expenses at the dozen... Read more

TowerStar sells Main Line's Bagel Factory

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The Becattini family's TowerStar Corp. has sold its Bagel Factory restaurants in Berwyn, Wayne, Bryn Mawr, Springfield and Center City to Sun... Read more

Honeywell to pay $720M for Metrologic

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UPDATED: Honeywell International has agreed to pay $720 million to Francisco Partners and Elliott Associates for Metrologic Instruments Inc... Read more