deadline, Tribune TRB announced that it had agreed to be taken private in a multistage deal involving real estate investor Sam Zell . The announcement doesn't come as much of a surprise to us, as recent media reports had indicated that Zell's offer had
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/once-voracious-zell-puts-less-010200264.html ".....Mr. Zell has done relatively little buying since the market crashed five years ago, viewing prices as remaining too high, even as rivals such as Blackstone Group and Carlyle Group made big acquisitions. Now that U.S.
family homes, fixing them up and renting them out — and possibly selling them in the long run. But billionaire investor Samuel Zell (founder of Equity Office Properties Trust, which Blackstone bought in 2007 for $39 billion) felt it was not a scalable
CDOs “are repackaged inventory,” says Jack Guttentag , Wharton emeritus professor of finance and co-director of the Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center’s International Housing Finance Program. “What you have are outstanding securities
SAO PAULO, April 3 (Reuters) - Brazilian homebuilder Gafisa SA received four offers for its high-end Alphaville unit, including from Sam Zell 's Equity International, a local newspaper reported on...
SAO PAULO, March 7 (Reuters) - Brazilian homebuilder Gafisa SA is discussing the sale of its high-end Alphaville unit with three potential buyers, including Sam Zell 's Equity International, a local...
Sept 12 (Reuters) - Equity International chief executive Gary Garrabrant has left the U.S. private equity firm for undisclosed reasons and company founder Sam Zell will act as the interim CEO, the...
its monetary policy flexibility.” At the CFA Conference in Chicago attended by our director of research, John Derrick, Sam Zell discussed his key theses on investing in emerging markets. Sam believes one should be invested for a few years before a country
superb interview with the largest commercial real estate developer in China. Her thoughts are almost eerily similar to those of Sam Zell ’s when he was predicting a real estate debacle in the United States in 2007: What is your overall approach to the real
deal to take itself private for $34 per share. The company also announced several significant management and board changes. Sam Zell , who was already set to assume the post of chairman once the deal closed, took the CEO role effective immediately, as well