Indianapolis is finally jumping in a big way into the merger mania that’s sweeping the legal profession.
Retail developers always have been an audacious breed. They spend millions to build shopping centers, confident that tenants will flock to fill the slots they didn’t prelease. To charge ahead these days takes more than the usual dose of intestinal fortitude. Everyone is nervous — from shoppers to lenders to retailers, many of which have […]
Southwest is striking a deal to acquire ATA’s valuable landing slots at LaGuardia
and most of the dying airlines’ remaining assets for $7.5 million.
Shepherd Community Inc., a Christian-based organization serving the near-east side, is pulling other charities into its fold
at a pace not often seen in the local not-for-profit sector.
A rural Indiana bank that specializes in farm lending has agreed to buy Symphony Bank for less than the ambitious startup
spent to build its extravagant branch on 96th Street.
Blue Real Estate, a California firm that made a bundle selling West Coast office buildings at the market’s peak, has been
buying up local buildings and trying to learn the Indianapolis market.
An Indianapolis company that specializes in printing, packaging and dimensional mail has bought a cross-town direct-mail firm
to broaden its services.
OneAmerica Financial Partners Inc. has made no secret of its desire to acquire other companies. Well, if it wants to buy,
it could hardly find a better time.
Insurance giant Safeco Corp. is expected to either vacate or scale back its downtown operation next year–a move that could
deal a major blow to the office market. At stake are about 700 downtown jobs, some or all of which could be eliminated or
shifted to the suburbs. A final decision about the fate of Safeco’s five-building downtown office complex likely will come
after Boston-based Liberty Mutual completes its $6.2 billion acquisition of Seattle-based Safeco.