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  • National Penn seeks money for acquisitions

    National Penn seeks money for acquisitions
    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...
  • Chiquita delays merger vote, will talk with possible Brazilian buyer

    Chiquita Brands International announced Monday that a vote on a possible merger of the Charlotte, N.C.-based company with an Irish produce firm has been delayed so Chiquita can discuss another possible deal with a Brazilian group. Chiquita officials said...
  • GE oil business seeks to outpace market, improve margins

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co's fast-growing oil and gas business that supplies equipment and services is improving profit margins and is well-placed to outpace industry growth over the next several years, a top unit executive said in an...
  • IM Global CEO: Film Financing 'Is Not a Very Good Business'

    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...
  • How some of Illinois' largest companies cut their taxes

    How some of Illinois' largest companies cut their taxes
    The United States generally taxes the income of large corporations at 35 percent, one of the highest rates in the world. It has spurred companies such as Lake Forest-based Hospira to enter talks to buy a French company in a deal that would enable the...
  • Covidien's 3,100 Employees Could Fare Well In Mega-Merger

    What will happen with Covidien and its 3,100 Connecticut employees if a proposed, $43 billion takeover by Medtronic Inc. goes forward? Steve Blazejewski, president of general surgical products at Covidien, wouldn't comment on that when he addressed...
  • Comcast Defends Merger After FCC Chairman Laments Lack of Consumer Internet Choice

    After FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler gave a speech pointing out the lack of high-speed Internet service options for most consumers, some public interest groups saw it as a swipe at industry consolidation, namely Comcast's plans to merge with Time Warner Cable....
  • Family Dollar rejects Dollar General's revised buyout offer

    Family Dollar announced Friday morning that its board of directors has spurned rival Dollar General's latest buyout offer due to continued concerns over antitrust issues. The announcement comes just three days after Dollar General increased its offer for...
  • Tribune Media's Gracenote Acquires Baseline for $50 Million Cash

    Tribune Media Co.'s Gracenote entertainment-metadata division has acquired Baseline, which sells film and TV information services to studios and entertainment providers, for $50 million in cash as the company looks to broaden its footprint and better...
  • Troy Wolverton: With wireless competition heating up, time to thank the FCC

    It's time to give the regulators who oversee the wireless industry a big cheer and urge them to keep up the good work. Prices for smartphone service are coming down. The terms of wireless contracts are becoming less onerous and more transparent....
  • Norwegian to acquire Prestige Cruises in $3 billion deal

    Norwegian to acquire Prestige Cruises in $3 billion deal
    Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is expanding its cruise portfolio with the acquisition of Prestige Cruises International Inc., the operator of Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. On Tuesday, the company, which operates as Norwegian...