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All In The Timing – M&A in The Midstate 2017

By Jessica Sprajcar Aiello, Contributing Writer

Can the mergers and acquisitions market be timed?

“If anyone could predict when the best time to sell a company is,” said Ronald Myer, president of Summit Advisory Inc. in Lancaster, “there wouldn’t be fluctuations in the stock market.”

Read more about what Ronald Myer and other professionals in the industry had to say about selling and buying.

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While many deals fell through in 2016, observers expect strong 2017

By Brendan Releigh, Contributing writer

Two of the biggest deals in Central Pennsylvania over the last year were deals that were never completed. And they both involved organizations in Derry Township.

In October Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center gave up on its plan to merge with Harrisburg-based PinnacleHealth System.

Two months before that, Illinois-based Mondelez International, maker of the Oreo, abandoned its takeover of The Hershey Co.

But failed mergers weren’t confined to Central Pennsylvania.  Continue reading