Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    Burger King-Tim Hortons Merger Confirmed

    Burger King and Tim Hortons have just reached an agreement to merge, essentially creating the world's third-largest quick-service restaurant. According to a news release issued early this morning, the newly created company will be based in Canada. Each of the original fast-food brands -- Burger Kin ... More >>

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    August 26, 2014

    Democratic Senator Calls for Boycott of Burger King

    Burger King's merger with Canadian coffee join Tim Hortons is official. While the company will keep the burger chain's corporate headquarters right here in Miami, the corporation will become a corporate citizen of Canada. That means they'll be paying their corporate tax bill to our northern neighbor ... More >>

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    July 15, 2014

    CVS Buying Navarro Discount Pharmacy

    America's largest Hispanic-owned pharmacy chain is set to become a subsidy of a Fortune 500 company. CVS Pharmacy is set to buy Miami-based Navarro Discount Pharmacy. The chain will continue to operate under its original name and will mostly focus on Hispanic customers.

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    Migration Week Begins Today, Ends Thursday at Biscayne Tavern

    Migration Week, during which renowned Chicago brewery Goose Island commits a tap takeover at three Miami restaurants, starts today at the Butcher Shop and ends Thursday at Biscayne Tavern. The Goose Island three-day tap takeover offers beer buffs and budding suds students alike the chance to try s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Sillerman, SFX, and ID&T in Miami, Possibly Announcing TomorrowWorld Festival Location

    It seems only fitting that the rising kingpin of electronic dance music, Robert F.X. Sillerman, is using Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week as a platform to make some still secret announcement regarding his recent acquisition of ID&T North America, the U.S division of the Netherlands-based ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Plum TV Files for Bankruptcy, Agrees to Sale

    ​Apparently Jerry Power wasn't joking about Plum TV's sad financial state. The company, which produces local television in luxury markets such as Miami Beach and the Hamptons and for a short while was in the magazine business, announced it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Meanwhile, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Miami Beach Scion Steven Posner Dies in Speed Boat Collision

    Via​Steven Posner, 67, a member of one of Miami Beach's most wealthy and notorious families, died yesterday in a collision of two "go fast" boats off the coast. The death comes just months after Steven's twin sister Gail passed away after a fight with cancer. They were the eldest children of Victo ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010
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    January 4, 2010

    Miami Herald's Complicated Parking Lot Sale Drags On

    via Wiki Commons/Averette​Normally, the sale of a parking lot shouldn't be newsworthy, but when it combines the real estate boom in downtown Miami and the decline of the printed press, it's worth taking note. The Miami Herald this morning reported the complicated sale of its parking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Crunch Gym Files for Bankruptcy

    Amongst a certain crowd in South Beach, which gym you go to is almost as important as which night clubs you frequent. I found this out first hand when I joined a fancy SoBe Gym, luckily it wasn't Crunch. The "designer gym" chain has twenty-two locations in trendy neighborhoods in six major cities, i ... More >>

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    January 26, 2009

    Saturday Night: Lewis Black at The Fillmore Miami Beach

    Lewis BlackSaturday, January 24, 2009The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason TheaterBetter Than: Crying about things.The Bush Administration may be gone, but don't think for a second that they've taken away all of Lewis Black's targets. "People think stupidity left the country," cracks Black. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2008

    Why the Sirius-XM Radio Merger is Good for Consumers

    As of yesterday, the long talked about merger between satellite radio giants, Sirius and XM radio, is one step closer to happening. FCC chairman Kevin Martin, approved, on principal, a merger which would allow the two companies to become one based around a series of concessions and a three-year pric ... More >>

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    March 8, 2007

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    April 30, 1998

    Fall from Grace

    Health Crisis Network's stunning financial meltdown has spurred an outpouring of concern and a raft of rumors