Newspaper baron and right-wing financial backer Randall Smith might be learning the hard way that sometimes diplomacy is more profitable than being an activist. Smith’s New York hedge fund Alden Global Capital owns First Digital Media, one of the country’s biggest newspaper chains that includes the San Jose Mercury News and the Detroit News. Alden...
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APRIL 25, 2014
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FOREIGN LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
2014 - ALDEN GLOBAL CRE OPPORTUNITIES FUND, LP
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