June 29, 2015

Wednesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 4/9/2014

› Miami-Dade commissioners ok new PortMiami debt for tunnel
Miami-Dade commissioners cleared PortMiami to borrow millions of dollars for the new port tunnel and other projects, linking the debt to the county’s general budget.

› Tavistock hires new CEO for restaurant division
Tavistock Restaurants' Upscale Collection division, which has moved its headquarters to Orlando, has hired industry veteran John Bettin as chief executive officer.

› Roskamp taking over promising drug firm
The Roskamp Institute, convinced of the value of an anti-inflammation drug that has shown promise, has taken over the beleaguered pharmaceutical company that has developed it.

› Tampa goes against the grain in Florida M&A deals
The number of mergers and acquisitions dropped 11 percent in 2013 in Florida, although the Tampa metro area was just one of two that bucked the trend.

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