| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Two of Chicago's largest hospital systems on Thursday approved plans to combine, creating a 16-hospital, $6.8 billion system that promises to change the competitive landscape of health care in the Chicago region.
Advocate Health Care, the state's...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Maryland-based EMG merged this month with an Arizona firm, a move that adds project management services to the Hunt Valley engineering, environmental and capital planning company's capabilities.
The deal with Arizona-based Quality Project Management also...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Describing his company as an "international-facing, producing, financing, distribution and licensing studio," IM Global founder and CEO Stuart Ford said business flexibility has been key to survival and growth.
Ford was speaking Saturday at a festival...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The biggest bank based in the Lehigh Valley appears to be getting ready to get a little bigger.
National Penn Bancshares of Allentown, National Penn Bank's parent, will raise $100 million through the issuance of unsecured, fix-rate senior notes due in...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Rising up from the ashes of the Great Recession, Impact Networking is back on track and ready to start construction on a new headquarters in Mettawa.
The 30,000-square-foot, two-story office building at 13875 W. Boulton Blvd. will house 75 employees when...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland, which will soon be based in Chicago, said Monday it will buy Swiss-German natural ingredient company Wild Flavors for $3 billion, a move aimed at diversifying the company and helping brands appeal to consumers...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Higher prices are the new black for Netflix.
The Los Gatos, Calif., streaming video company plans to raise prices for new customers by $1 or $2 a month this quarter, the company said Monday in its quarterly earnings release. Existing customers will...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Netflix has emerged as one of the biggest foes of Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable.
Despite a recent agreement in which the digital programmer agreed to pay the cable and broadband giant for a direct connection to its 20 million high-...
| May 26, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. has abandoned its effort to buy British rival AstraZeneca for $117 billion in what would have been the biggest deal ever in the drug industry.
The offer represented "full value" for AstraZeneca, the New York drug maker...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Joining the chorus of critics railing against the tide of Big Media mergers, the New York Times published an editorial Tuesday opposing Comcast's planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable, concluding that the $45 billion deal will "concentrate too much...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride Corp. has made an unsolicited bid to buy packaged food company Hillshire Brands Co. in a deal valued at nearly $5.7 billion plus debt, marking the latest shake-up in the food industry.
Hillshire, based in Chicago, said...