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Old 07-03-2007, 11:00 PM   #21
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They probably need it to cover bail.

The other funny thing:

Blackstone, which in April sold Extended Stay America, a budget business hotel chain, to Lightstone, a real estate investment group, for $8bn, already had global assets totalling 100,000 rooms.
So, Blackstone sold something to Lightstone. Yeah... that doesn't sound like some form of collusion or a very strange coincidence!!
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Old 07-03-2007, 11:08 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by cute fuzzy bunny View Post
In case you didnt see it, blackstone just took hilton private. $26B.

No, not paris...
Don't think anyone could take Paris private. Already had to much exposure.
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