May 24, 2015

Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 6/10/2014

› Capital One reportedly ending sponsorship of Orlando bowl game
Orlando’s Capital One Bowl may lose its title sponsor, but its partnership with ESPN should minimize the impact of the change. Capital One is reportedly ending its sponsorship of Orlando’s top bowl as part of a bigger bowl sponsorship shakeup.

› Supreme Court: BP Must Pay Claims During Appeal
The U.S. Supreme Court says BP must continue paying claims from a fund established after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill while the company appeals terms of its settlement with some businesses.

› Vitamin Shoppe buys Miami Lakes-based Nutri-Force
MBF Healthcare Partners, a South Florida healthcare-focused private equity firm, announced Monday the sale of one of its portfolio companies, FDC Vitamins doing business as Nutri-Force Nutrition, to Vitamin Shoppe, a multi-channel specialty retailer of nutritional products.

› Manufacturing jobs on the rise in South Florida
More people are finding manufacturing jobs in South Florida, sometimes because of a company's rising global sales. Bolton Medical, a stent-maker in Sunrise, received FDA approval in 2012 of its thoracic stent used for minimally invasive treatment of aneurysms and ulcers.

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