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Bucks' New Owners Committ To Adding Local Investors To Group

04 / 18 / 14

Speculation about investors "with Wisconsin ties" buying into the Bucks "may still come true despite Herb Kohl’s plan to sell the team " for $550M to N.Y.-based Fortress Investment Group co-Founder Wesley Edens and Avenue Capital Group Chair & CEO Marc Lasry, according to Rich Kirchen of ...

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