PhillyDeals Archive: August, 2012

Oil trains to cross PA for Delaware River refinery

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Tom O'Malley's PBF Energy, which operates oil refineries at Delaware City, Paulsboro and other East Coast sites, says here that it plans to... Read more

Harrisburg newspaper cutting back to 3 days a week

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The Newhouse family's Advance newspaper chain will stop daily publication of its Harrisburg Patriot-News, the company says here. Excerpt: "The... Read more

David's Bridal sold in $1 billion deal

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NY-based buyout firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice says it has agreed to buy control of the Conshohocken-based, 300-store chain David's Bridal... Read more

How Phila contractor 'preference' costs taxpayers extra

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"Philadelphia taxpayers are spending an extra $1.5 million, as workers rebuild Venice Island Recreation Center and storm-water drains in flood-prone... Read more

IBM buys Kenexa software, Wayne, for $1.3 billion

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UPDATE: The Kenexa deal "fits" with IBM's planned $20 billion in software acquisitions and boosts IBM's human-resources business at a time... Read more

Judge: Yes to Harrisburg tax hike; No to bond bailout

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Commonwealth Court Judge Bonnie Brigance Leadbetter this evening gave state-appointed Harrisburg receiver William Lynch part of what he wanted... Read more

TriState reloads with $50M

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TriState Capital Bank had the good fortune to open its doors with $85 million in new capital on the eve of the 2008 financial crisis, so it... Read more

Immigrant brothers, Fox sell Pine to NY firm in $70M+ deal

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Saw Mill Capital LLP, a Briarcliff Manor, NY buyout firm that targets industrial companies, has agreed to buy testing equipment distributor... Read more