Date: December 13,2006
FLORIDA TRIBE PURCHASES HARD ROCK CAFÉThe Seminole Tribe of
Florida is buying the Hard Rock Cafe empire, in a $965 million deal
with British casino and hotel company Rank Group PLC. The Hard Rock
business includes 124 Hard Rock Cafes restaurants, four Hard Rock
Hotels, two Hard Rock Casino Hotels, two Hard Rock Live! concert
venues, and stakes in three unbranded hotels. The tribe also
acquires what is said to be the world’s large...