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FPS Pharma to close on acquisition of Florida Pharmacy Solutions

Calgary-based FPS Pharma said on Tuesday that it will close on its acquisition of Florida Pharmacy Solutions (FPS) -- a full service, state-of-the-art compounding pharmacy based in Zephyr Hills, Florida -- on Thursday.

Canada's FirstService buys West Palm Beach property manager

Toronto-based FirstService Corporation, a leader in the North American residential property management sector, said on Tuesday that it has expanded its market presence in Florida with the acquisition of Custom Property Management in West Palm Beach.

Completed Pacific Caribbean Cable System boosts wireless connectivity in region

C&W Networks, among the largest Caribbean telecommunications service providers, said on Thursday that Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) has completed commissioning the Pacific Caribbean Cable System (PCCS), connecting seven distant locations to its Jacksonville, Florida, hub.

Ageless Options gains patent for sleep lines remover

Fort Lauderdale-based Ageless Options Inc. announced Wednesday that its innovative sleep lines solution, The SYLA (Sleep Your Lines Away), was just awarded a design and utility patent after two years of extensive testing and research.

Medytox Solutions taps new chief compliance officer

Medytox Solutions Inc. welcomed Steven Burdelski to the position of chief compliance officer yesterday at its West Palm Beach base, where he will oversee compliance issues to ensure that personnel meet the growing company’s legal expectations.

CareTrust REIT acquires Pensacola care facility

CareTrust REIT Inc. yesterday announced its acquisition of Asbury Place Assisted Living in Pensacola, designating Better Senior Living Consulting LLC to lease and manage the site’s operations.

Florida Power & Light garners Top 10 ranking for economic growth

For a third time, Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) has made Site Selection magazine’s list of "Top 10 Utilities in Economic Development," the utility announced today from its Juno Beach headquarters.

Medical Data Systems marks 30 years of service

Accounts receivable recovery service provider Medical Data Systems Inc. (MDS) is celebrating 30 years of service to hospitals and health care systems nationwide, the company announced yesterday from its Vero Beach headquarters.

Duke Energy proposing rate reduction for Florida customers

Duke Energy said Tuesday its Florida customers will be able to enjoy lower electric rates if its  annual rate filings are approved as expected by the Florida Public Service Commission.

Voalte declares $17 million in Series D financing

Health care communication tech firm has raised $60 million in capital in three years.

Applied Genetic Technologies opens office in Cambridge, Mass.

Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation (AGTC), a biotechnology company conducting human clinical trials for the treatment of rare eye diseases, announced the opening of a new Cambridge, Massachusetts, office facility from company headquarters in Gainesville, Florida, on Thursday.

Fish Consulting announces acquisition of four new clients

Franchise specialty public relations firm Fish Consulting reported today from Hollywood, Florida, that four new clients have joined its expanding roster, including Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies, World of Beer, Great Clips and Tin Drum Asiacafe.

uBreakiFix opens Apopka branch for affordable small electronics repairs

uBreakiFix Apopka, the newest location of uBreakiFix, specializing in same-day small electronics repair service, opened yesterday at 2107 E. Semoran Blvd., Unit B, in Apopka, the company reported from its Orlando headquarters.

Newly named Emergent Capital rings NYSE bell, starts new chapter

Imperial Holdings has changed its corporate name to Emergent Capital and began trading on the New York Stock Exchange with the ticker symbol "EMG" on Tuesday. Led by CEO Antony Mitchell and Board of Directors Chairman Phil Goldstein, Emergent Capital's senior management had the honor of ringing the New York Stock Exchange’s opening bell at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday to celebrate the commencement of trading under the company's new name and trading symbol.

NextEra Energy supports Michigan's strategy for Clean Power Plan

NextEra Energy Resources LLC President and CEO Armando Pimentel issued the following statement from Juno Beach today supporting Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's effort to develop a state implementation plan for the Clean Power Plan.

Two Mexican business leaders earn BRAVO Business Awards

Two Mexican government leaders will be presented with Latin Trade's 21st Annual BRAVO Business Awards following a key day-long industry conference for Latin American business and government leaders, the Latin Trade Group announced Tuesday from Miami.

WellCare names Michael Radu senior VP of clinical operations, business development

WellCare Health Plans Inc. has named Michael Radu to the new position of senior vice president of clinical operations and business development, announced from Tampa headquarters Tuesday, heralding a new structure combining clinical services, pharmacy and business development.

Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association announces workshop agenda for 2015 Cruise Conference & Trade Show

Cozumel, Mexico, will host the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association’s 2015 Cruise Conference and Trade Show from Oct. 5 to 9, for which the FCCA announced workshop topics and panelists today from Pembroke Pines, Florida, to help attendees optimize their businesses.

Clothing retailer Robert Graham to open fourth store in Florida

Distinctive design and classic craftsmanship have created a loyal following for clothing retailer Robert Graham, which announced plans on Monday for its fourth Florida location, set to open at Aventura Mall in November. The branded retail store, known for its proprietary fabric and trims, will carry men's sportswear, premium denim, furnishings, accessories, outerwear, eyewear, footwear, jewelry and women's sportswear, as well as new loungewear and tailored clothing categories.

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