Unconventional Wisdom

MacFadyen, Ken
April 2010
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;4/5/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 14, p14
An interview with Platinum Equity founder Tom Gores is presented. Gores explains the company's investment strategy in 2009. He discusses their vision on how the newspaper industry will evolve and how they will be compensated for content. He explains the company's reason for acquiring DAUM Commercial Real Estate Services.


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