PhillyInc Archive: July, 2008

Highmark, Independence merger debate goes to Washington

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If an insurer refuses to compete in a certain market, is it still a potential competitor in that market? Theoretically, yes. The question... Read more

Venture firms sign myYearbook a $13M check

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For everyone waiting for Philadelphia’s Google or Facebook, let me introduce you myYearbook.com. The New Hope social networking site... Read more

Healthy merger for SDI, Verispan

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The pharmaceutical industry garners headlines in the Philadelphia area, but there are other kinds of companies that feed off that business... Read more

AlliedBarton fetches $750 million

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Last week, Blackstone Group agreed to buy AlliedBarton Security Services from MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. Today, we know how much... Read more

Sold: Home-show operator for $53 million

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It's not exactly a flip, but the company that puts on the Philadelphia Home Show has been sold. Marketplace Events L.L.C., which is owned... Read more

Take your pick: Phila. is either No. 10 or No. 308

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I love top 10 lists and rankings of the biggest, the most profitable and the most valuable companies. But sometimes rankings make you scratch... Read more

Two views of Philadelphia as a place to do business

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You can't be a business junkie without loving ranking things in various ways. And I can't wait to dive into special lists like the Fortune... Read more

Taurus Aerospace named former Triumph Group exec as CEO

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There may be a new aerospace company based in the Philadelphia area. Taurus Aerospace Group says it's hired Larry Resnick as its chief executive... Read more