The Advocate - Acadiana Business Advocate
Monday, July 16th, 2018

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Here's a look at business today, affecting you. Now you know what's up!

Today's Top 3

Federal agency renews five-year, $42 million grant to support Tulane National Primate Research Center

Advocate staff report

The National Institutes of Health has renewed a five-year, $42 million primary base grant to support the operation of the Tulane National Primate Research Center in Covington, the university said Monday. Read more

Bernhard Energy Solutions taps Ed Tinsley as new CEO

By SAM KARLIN | skarlin@theadvocate.com

Baton Rouge-based Bernhard Energy Solutions appointed Ed Tinsley as its new chief executive officer, the firm announced Monday, replacing retiring Steve Nathanson.  Read more

Offshore services company Tidewater to acquire smaller rival Gulfmark Offshore in all-stock deal

Advocate staff report

Offshore service vessel company Tidewater said Monday that it will acquire smaller rival GulfMark Offshore in an all-stock deal that will create a $1.25 billion combined company and enable Tidewater to expand its position in the North Sea. Read more