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  • Settlement reached in Exelon-Pepco merger in Delaware

    Exelon Corp. overcame one hurdle in its proposed merger with Pepco Holdings Inc., announcing Friday that it had reached a settlement with advocacy groups and other parties in Delaware in the merger case before state regulators there. The settlement...
  • Citrix invests in startups to add new technology

    Citrix invests in startups to add new technology
    Last August, Citrix Systems snapped up a Delray Beach start-up called Virtual, which had been in existence only since early 2014. The Virtual developers are "four rock-star engineers who have world-class programming skills," explained Andy Cohen, vice...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    CHRISTOPHER SHANNON has joined BMI Mergers & Acquisitions, a mergers and acquisitions advisory and business brokerage firm in Reading. Shannon has 25 years of experience in corporate development, financial and strategic planning and business and...
  • Comcast's customer service incidents jeopardizing $45 billion deal

    Comcast's customer service incidents jeopardizing $45 billion deal
    Last week's "Super Bitch" billing incident, the latest in a string of customer service horror stories for Comcast, could cost the cable giant a lot more than one unhappy subscriber. The company's proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable, which...
  • Newport News-based Ferguson acquires 2 firms in Colorado, Iowa

    Newport News-based Ferguson acquires 2 firms in Colorado, Iowa
    Newport News-based Ferguson's acquisition spree appears to be showing no signs of slowing down in 2015. Company officials recently announced the successful acquisition of two firms: Iowa-based Ar-Jay Center and Colorado-based Builders Appliance Center....
  • Allentown's CrossAmerica Partners income falls

    Allentown's CrossAmerica Partners income falls
    CrossAmerica Partners LP, formerly Lehigh Gas Partners, saw net income decline sharply in the fourth quarter, primarily because of one-time acquisition expenses. The Allentown-based company lost $13.6 million, or 60 cents per common unit, during the...
  • Ethics, values drive Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

    Ethics, values drive Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
    The list of reasons a real estate agent or broker might want to work for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Realtors/The Trident Group goes on and on, much like the company name. Three, right off the top, include the company's long history,...
  • Pharmacyclics sells for $21 billion to AbbVie

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. It took more than 20 years for Pharmacyclics to launch a blockbuster drug, but the payoff for its success was immense. The biotech company has agreed to be acquired by AbbVie for about $21 billion, the companies announced Wednesday...
  • Staples urged to improve board for merger with Office Depot

    Staples urged to improve board for merger with Office Depot
    Starboard Value, the activist investor firm that urged Staples to propose a merger with Boca Raton-based Office Depot, has delivered a letter to Staples' board of directors saying the Framingham, Mass., office-supply company needs to improve its board....
  • Uber heads in new mapping direction with deCarta acquisition

    Uber Technologies is buying digital mapping specialist deCarta in a deal that may help the rapidly growing ride-hailing service lessen its dependence on navigation services from Google and Apple, an imposing pair of potential rivals. Although deCarta...
  • Rite Aid buys pharmacy benefit manager EnvisionRx for $2 billion

    Rite Aid buys pharmacy benefit manager EnvisionRx for $2 billion
    Rite Aid's $2-billion acquisition of a pharmacy benefits manager steers the drugstore chain toward a potentially lucrative focus for healthcare companies: finding ways to tame customer costs. The nation's third-largest drugstore chain is buying...