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Apr 16 2010 | 12:18pm ET
The battle for mall operator General Growth Properties is shaping up as a proxy battle between two hedge fund titans.
Simon Property Group, a rival mall owner, has matched the leading plan to get General Growth out of bankruptcy protection, backed by a $1 billion pledge from hedge fund Paulson & Co. General Growth is now seeking a better offer from Brookfield Asset Management, whose offer is supported by hedge funds Pershing Square Capital Management and Fairholme Capital Management.
Pershing Square controls one-quarter of General Growth’s shares.
General Growth said that it would look into the new bid from Simon. An earlier takeover offer from that company was rejected by General Growth.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…