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Isthimar defaults on New York hotel

Isthimar World Capital, a Dubai-based investment firm’s private-equity unit, has defaulted on a $300 million mortgage payment for a hotel site in New York. The property has been handed over to Danske Bank and is generating interest from buyers. 


 

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