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Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas v2.0

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Mar 2016
Lots of changes have been taking place at The Cosmopolitan in the year or so since Blackstone purchased the property from Deutsche Bank. Visionary CEO John Unwin left the company and was replaced by...

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Cosmopolitan To Get New Casino, Suites, Bars and Restaurants

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Feb 2015
Months into their tenure as new owners of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Blackstone Group LP have outlined some of their plans to turn the popular yet unprofitable casino around. The changes primarily revolve around increasing...

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John Unwin Out At Cosmopolitan

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Dec 2014
The other shoe has finally dropped at Cosmopolitan, John Unwin is no longer the CEO of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, a property he shepherded from bankrupt concrete shell to crown jewel of the curious...

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THEpoll: Which Would You Buy - The Cosmopolitan or a Popeye Sculpture?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 May 2014
Which Would You Buy - The Cosmopolitan or a Popeye sculpture? Two well-heeled investors made two ginormous purchases this week, both of them hoping that time and market conditions would make their incredibly shiny investments turn...

Tagged: thepoll   cosmopolitan   blackstone   popeye   steve wynn   jeff koons   


What The Wall Street Journal Thinks Of Cosmopolitan

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 May 2014
The Wall Street Journal wins all the newspapers this week with this stellar gem of a headline: Read it!...

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Full Text of John Unwin's Cosmopolitan Sale Statement

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 May 2014
Thanks to VT VP of Research Mac78130 we have obtained a copy of the full statement Cosmopolitan CEO John Unwin has released regarding the sale of Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas to Blackstone Group LP. Here it...

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Cosmopolitan Sold For $1.78B to Blackstone

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 May 2014
Apparently, the right amount of wrong does have a price tag. Deutsche Bank has sold The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas to Blackstone private equity group for $1.73B in cash. Blackstone Group is one of the...

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