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  • Berlin Packaging may be up for sale

    Berlin Packaging may be up for sale
    Bahrain-based investment firm Investcorp Bank BSC is looking to sell Chicago-based Berlin Packaging LLC in a deal that could value the U.S. packaging distribution company at around $1.3 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. Investcorp...
  • Medical City still laying groundwork for spinoff businesses

    Medical City still laying groundwork for spinoff businesses
    It may take only seconds for cancer researchers at Lake Nona's Medical City to identify a tumor and pinpoint the best drug to treat it. It could take a decade, however, to spin off that kind of biomedical advance and create a profitable business...
  • Nationwide venture capital outperforms stock market

    Nationwide venture capital outperforms stock market
    At least one Central Florida venture capitalist is taking note of national news that venture capital funds outperformed the stock market in recent activity. Venture capital is money invested in a young company, usually in exchange for equity or a...
  • I-Drive plan for iSquare Mall downsizes after hitting density limits

    I-Drive plan for iSquare Mall downsizes after hitting density limits
    A plan for a large, 31-story resort and mall on International Drive has been downsized by 50 feet and about 200 hotel rooms, after bumping up against the city’s density limits for its location. The project, called iSquare Mall & Hotel, was on an...
  • Donnelly concedes loss to Kashkari in gubernatorial primary

    Donnelly concedes loss to Kashkari in gubernatorial primary
    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...
  • Despite lackluster performance, don't purge bonds from portfolio

    Common stock investors have certainly been pleased with the overall stock market performance over the last five years. For example the S&P 500 index increased 19.1 percent in that period; Vanguard's total stock market index fund has increased 19.6...
  • T. Rowe Price chairman to give up portfolio management role

    T. Rowe Price chairman to give up portfolio management role
    The chief investment officer and chairman of T. Rowe Price will step down next year as portfolio manager of one of the company’s biggest investment funds. Brian C. Rogers, who has managed the Equity Income Fund since its start in 1985, will remain...
  • Bedraggled Kentucky Kingdom theme park gets a multimillion-dollar redo

    Bedraggled Kentucky Kingdom theme park gets a multimillion-dollar redo
    In a place better known for bourbon, baseball bats and thoroughbred racing, Louisville's Kentucky Kingdom was once the state's top tourist destination. A decade later, the declining amusement park was shuttered and left for dead. Now the same man...
  • Pritzker Group buys Technimark packaging firm

    Pritzker Group buys Technimark packaging firm
    Pritzker Group Private Capital has bought Technimark, a plastic packaging manufacturer that counts Procter & Gamble, Estee Lauder, Wal-Mart and Clorox among its customers. The purchase price of the Asheboro, N.C.-based company wasn't disclosed. Pritzker...
  • CL&P Tells Regulators It Wants To Raise Electricity Rates By 5.9%

     CL&P Tells Regulators It Wants To Raise Electricity Rates By 5.9%
    Connecticut Light and Power said Friday it wants to raise electricity rates by 5.9 percent, on average, starting Dec. 1, mostly to fix utility poles, wires and other parts of an aging electrical grid. The average customer using 700 kilowatt hours a...
  • Northrop's latest expansion may be tied to B-2 bomber bid

    Northrop's latest expansion may be tied to B-2 bomber bid
    Northrop Grumman Corp. revealed Thursday its second major Space Coast expansion in as many years, a move that could potentially create 1,800 high-paying jobs and provide a $500 million lift for an area still hard-hit from the end of the space-shuttle...