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Lehman to Sell Off Assets; Faces Record $3.9B Loss

Company to dump commerical real estate holdings, slash dividens

(Newser) - Facing a record third-quarter loss of $3.9 billion, beleaguered investment bank Lehman Brothers is planning a fire sale of assets to help shore up its sagging capital base, reports the Wall Street Journal. The company said it would spin off its commercial real estate holdings, and auction of a... More »

Secret Lehman Sale Talks Fail

South Korean, Chinese investors balk at hefty $5B price for half of troubled bank

(Newser) - Secret talks earlier this month to sell up to half of struggling US investment bank Lehman Brothers to South Korean or Chinese buyers fell apart after last-minutes squabbles over details, the Financial Times reports. The bank, which is expected to announce up to $4 billion in writedowns next month, was... More »

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