| Mar 11, 2013
From the conference room window of their year-old digs at 702 Hamilton St., Lehigh Gas Corp. employees can watch the progress of construction at Allentown's new PPL Center hockey arena complex.
"We basically have a front row seat to the largest...
| May 1, 2013
| 9:56 AM
With the acquisition of MetroPCS, T-Mobile is picking up 9 million new customers, more wireless spectrum and a stock exchange ticker symbol.
The company, which has been renamed T-Mobile U.S., debuted Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange, trading...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Normally, an academic study as inane as "M&A Confidential: What Happens When Deals Leak" would be dismissed for what it is: a blatant, lame attempt to gin up some public attention for its sponsors.
Yet things turned out differently this time — it...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s shopping spree continued Thursday with the announcement of a $373.3 million deal that extends its television reach to a third of U.S. viewing households.
Sinclair will gain 20 additional stations in eight markets by...
| Feb 24, 2013
"Dancing is not my forte," OfficeMax Chief Executive Ravi Saligram said on an analyst call with Office Depot CEO Neil Austrian to discuss the merger of the office supply retailers. "Notwithstanding this, I joined Fred Astaire Dance School, and lo and...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Slumping personal computer maker Dell is bowing out of the stock market in a $24.4 billion buyout that represents the largest deal of its kind since the Great Recession dried up the financing for such risky maneuvers.
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:30 PM
As the Hulu sales process drags on, the Internet TV venture increasingly is struggling, with its best and brightest employees jumping ship amid uncertainty about who their new bosses will be.
Hulu's job listings pages currently show 97 open positions --...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Mayo A. Shattuck III, who coordinated the sale of two Baltimore institutions to out-of-state concerns and ran the region's power company for a volatile decade, has retired from the parent of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.
Chicago-based Exelon Corp. didn'...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Smithfield Foods Inc. may be worth less as a whole than its separate parts, according to an activist investor asking the Virginia pork giant this week to reconsider its recent $4.7-billion sale to a Chinese meat producer.
Last month, Shuanghui...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Looking beyond the West to enlarge its international portfolio, Warner Music Group has acquired Russia's Gala Music Group. Terms of the deal were not revealed.
Gala, headed by CEO Alexander Blinov, was founded in 1988 as the first privately owned...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SGN, the social gaming company led by Myspace co-founder Chris DeWolfe, has acquired Carlsbad-based game developer Mob Science, the shop behind “Legends: Rise of a Hero,” the company said Thursday.
The deal will add Mob Science’s 11...