Archive for April, 2015

Cuba is opening slowly, but it has a long way to go

April 27, 2015

Excerpted from the CNBC article by Reem Nasr. Five months ago, Jonathan Blue made the decision to add a special team to his private investment firm, Blue Equity, in Louisville, Kentucky. Three people would research the Cuban market, looking for opportunities as relations ease between the two countries. “We think […]

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CDI Launches “Churchill Downs” the Magazine

April 17, 2015

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) (NASDAQ: CHDN) announced today it has launched a print and online publication that gives customers and fans a provocative and inside look into thoroughbred racing and its iconic events. Self-titled Churchill Downs, the magazine’s first edition hits homes April 16, and focuses on the most exciting two […]

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Bacardi Acquires ANGEL’S ENVY™ Bourbon

April 17, 2015

Hamilton, Bermuda, March 30, 2015 — Family-owned Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, has expanded its portfolio of super-premium spirits with the acquisition of Louisville-based Angel’s Share Brands, its subsidiary, Louisville Distilling Co., and its ANGEL’S ENVY™ brand. This deal marks the Company’s entry into […]

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Everyone Wants to Go to Cuba Now. Too Bad for the Rest of the Caribbean

April 3, 2015

Excerpted from the CNN Money article by Patrick Gillespie. Buzz is building about the United States and Cuba rebuilding relations. No one seems more excited than American travelers. Cuba has been the “forbidden fruit” for U.S. tourism over the last 50 years and Americans are giddy to see their southern […]

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Yanks Chasing Cuban Art

April 3, 2015

Excerpted from the SvD Kultur article by Helena Gustavsson. In a garden in Louisville, Kentucky, is The Chrysler Building. Rather, a much smaller and curvier version of the iconic building in New York. The tower has namely been a basement extension in the form of a coiled fire hose that […]

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