| Aug 1, 2014
South Florida companies were the most active in attracting venture capital in the first half of the year — 13 of 25 in the state, according to a new report released by Internet Coast on Thursday.
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| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Vanguard Group Inc. stands atop the mutual fund business, and credits its "unique" structure: The largest mutual fund company is owned, not by for-profit investors, but by more than 100 of Vanguard's own mutual funds, which are owned by millions of...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:59 AM
When President Barack Obama convenes nearly 50 African leaders in Washington next week for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the grand scale of the event could fill television screens for days. The real action, however, will be the behind-the-scenes,...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Orlando-based CNL Commercial Real Estate is moving ahead with a plan to make $300 milllion in acquisitions over the next 18 months.
In April, CNL closed on the first acquisition for its CCRE Sponsor Equity Fund I – a $45 million purchase of the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The idea that some banks are "too big to fail" became common in 1984 when Continental Illinois was on the brink of failure. The seventh-largest bank in the U.S. at the time, Continental Illinois had $40 billion in assets, but many of those assets were bad...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 12:21 PM
An investment bank based in downtown Orlando has been censured and fined for distributing misleading information about a high-risk investment, according to recent discipline actions from Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
Michael Maurice Ward...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The head of Gov. Rick Scott's business-recruitment efforts received a $120,000 bonus on Thursday.
The Enterprise Florida Board of Directors approved the bonus for Gray Swoope, president and chief executive officer. His base salary went up by $45,000...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Morgan Stanley’s investment management arm appears to have sold all of its shares of Potbelly Corp., according to a filing with U.S. regulators on Friday.
At the end of March, Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc. held more than 2.7 million...
| May 29, 2014
| 1:26 PM
An Old Saybrook company has sold a $107 million portfolio of land leases for wind power projects to a real estate investment trust based in Annapolis, Md.
Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, a renewable energy financing company, is...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:04 AM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly conceded defeat on Tuesday, as GOP rival Neel Kashkari won the right to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown in November.
"Unfortunately the numbers don't lie," Donnelly told supporters at the Roosevelt Hotel in...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:24 AM
Jones Lang LaSalle, the professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate, said it has changed its name to JLL.
The JLL name and a new logo will be rolled out globally during the next two years, the Chicago-based firm...