MIAMI (CBSMiami) — It turns out a group led by Mitt Romney tried to by the Miami Marlins.READ MORE: Surfside Families Push For Permanent Memorial At Site Of Condo Collapse
An investment firm run by Romney and his oldest son, Tagg, inquired about owning a major stake in the 23-year-old baseball franchise, according to the Boston Globe.
The Boston-based firm Solamere Capital, which Romney has been associated with, had shown increasing interest in owning the team but it appears the deal fell through.READ MORE: Joe Jonas And Sophie Turner Buy Waterfront Miami Mansion For $11 Million
It did not appear the firm was looking to invest in a baseball team but the opportunity came around.
While Romney is the chairman of the executive committee at the firm, he was not leading the charge when it came to that deal.
Tagg Romney and Romney’s longtime aide Spencer Zwick founded the firm in the wake of Mitt Romney’s 2008 presidential primary loss.MORE NEWS: Space Florida Seeks Space Force Training Site
Mitt Romney is reportedly set to meet with President-elect Donald Trump this weekend as the president-elect is gathering a team for his administration.