In recent weeks Intrawest representatives have approached Russian billionaire Vladimir Potanin about a potential acquisition [of Whistler Blackcomb]. It is unclear what price they have put on the British Columbia resort.
Intrawest's owner, private-equity firm Fortress Investment Group LLC, is also exploring other options for Whistler Blackcomb, including spinning out the property into a separate company and filing for an initial public offering.
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We are very sad to report the tragic death of freeskier Arne Backstrom of Tahoe, CA. Click here for a full report.
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