TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 29 July 2009

Kuwaiti magnate to take over Mistra Heights

Karl Stagno-Navarra

Kuwaiti real estate magnate Najeeb Al Saleh, who is also the incumbent chairman of Fimbank, is set to consolidate a full takeover of the €250 million Mistra Heights development project, as negotiations with his original Maltese partners are in full swing and are expected to be concluded as early as next week.>>

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CBM Governor does not foresee any ECB rate cuts

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Last minute blues

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