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  • FTC challenges Sysco's plans to buy US Foods

    FTC challenges Sysco's plans to buy US Foods
    Sysco's lengthy attempt to buy US Foods was dealt a blow Thursday, as the Federal Trade Commission and 11 attorneys general sought to block the deal. The FTC said it filed an administrative complaint, charging that the potential takeover would violate...
  • Station acquisitions, political ads boost Sinclair Broadcast earnings

    Station acquisitions, political ads boost Sinclair Broadcast earnings
    Shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group leapt nearly 5 percent after the company announced Wednesday that TV station acquisitions and strong political advertising boosted its sales and earnings in the fourth quarter. The Hunt Valley-based TV station owner's...
  • PPL moving Allentown nuke workers to Berwick

    PPL moving Allentown nuke workers to Berwick
    PPL Corp. plans to transfer 88 employees in Allentown to the company's Luzerne County nuclear power plant amid market speculation that PPL spinoff Talen Energy could soon expand through the acquisition of power plants. PPL spokesman George Lewis said...
  • 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...
  • Spanish Company Iberdrola To Buy UIL Holdings For $3 Billion

    Spanish Company Iberdrola To Buy UIL Holdings For $3 Billion
    Iberdrola SA, a Spanish utility and wind power company, said Thursday it plans to acquire Connecticut's UIL Holdings for $3 billion. The acquisition will combine Iberdrola's U.S. energy companies with UIL Holdings to create a new, $18 billion...
  • Under Armour to buy two fitness apps as it builds online community

    Under Armour to buy two fitness apps as it builds online community
    Under Armour Inc. is acquiring two companies that make fitness apps for $560 million as it works to build what it calls the world's largest online health and fitness community. After making significant moves in the digital fitness arena last year, the...
  • Pentaho founder sticks to Orlando

    Pentaho founder sticks to Orlando
    When Richard Daley shopped his big data company Pentaho to investors, some venture capitalists wanted him to move the firm to Silicon Valley. But Daley, a 53-year-old lifelong Floridian, rejected those calls. "They were very specific saying, 'We won't...
  • Orlando-based HR tech firm 'gobbling up' smaller companies

    Orlando-based HR tech firm 'gobbling up' smaller companies
    Orlando-based HR software firm PlanSource, which now occupies almost the entire second floor of the downtown Exchange Building, is expanding again. Having grown organically for the past several years, PlanSource announced that it bought software company...
  • Opponents of sale of OneWest seek investigation

    Opponents of sale of OneWest seek investigation
    A leading public advocacy group that had opposed the sale of Pasadena's OneWest Bank asked federal regulators for a formal investigation into what it called the bank's efforts to "buy community support" for the deal. The Greenlining Institute, in a...