SBE ACQUISITION OF MORGANS HOTEL GROUP WILL CREATE   GLOBAL, FULLY INTEGRATED LIFESTYLE HOSPITALITY PLATFORM SBE ACQUISITION OF MORGANS HOTEL GROUP WILL CREATE GLOBAL, FULLY INTEGRATED LIFESTYLE HOSPITALITY PLATFORM
  • May 2016
  • Cain Hoy

SBE broadens portfolio to include 20 world-class lifestyle hotel properties and more than 90 world-renowned entertainment and food & beverage offerings Cain Hoy Enterprises to contribute to recapitalization; Yucaipa Companies to take significant equity stake in SBE Jonathan Goldstein and Ron Burkle to join Sam Nazarian on SBE Board of Directors LOS ANGELES (May 9, 2016)  – SBE today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Morgans Hotel Group in an all-cash transaction, a move that will further strengthen SBE’s position...

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London eye – why selecting Sadiq sends the right signals London eye – why selecting Sadiq sends the right signals
  • May 2016
  • Jonathan Goldstein

When Londoners came out in force last week to elect Sadiq Khan as their new mayor, they made the right choice. Quite apart from a sensible manifesto aligned with the needs and concerns of Londoners, Khan embodies what London should be about: a city where people have the opportunity to succeed through hard work, regardless of their background. The son of a Pakistani-born bus driver who was brought up on a council estate and became a human rights lawyer and...

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Sadiq Khan will need to be radical in his thinking to solve London housing crisis Sadiq Khan will need to be radical in his thinking to solve London housing crisis
  • May 2016
  • Jonathan Goldstein

The election of Sadiq Khan as London’s new mayor neatly demonstrates what makes London a great city. Through his victory, Khan highlights that London is a city of opportunity where success is not dependent on a privileged upbringing. However, the attraction of London – thanks to its thriving economy and its ability to attract talent – combined with certain poor policy decisions has had a downside: we are now in the midst of what is widely recognised to be a...

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The spotlight’s on The Stage as the excavation of The Curtain theatre begins The spotlight’s on The Stage as the excavation of The Curtain theatre begins
  • April 2016
  • Cain Hoy

Archaeologists from MOLA have started the detailed excavation of the Curtain Theatre, one of the Elizabethan era’s least historically documented playhouses, and where Shakespeare’s Henry V is thought to have premiered. The dig was officially launched by Culture Minister Ed Vaizey, almost 400 years to the day since Shakespeare’s death. It is hoped that excavation of the site, in London’s vibrant Shoreditch, will reveal more about the structure of the theatre and provide a clearer indication of how Elizabethan playhouses...

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