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Forbes “In My Own Words”: Tom Gores on Buying The Detroit Pistons

September 21, 2011

A frank and direct discussion with Forbes writer Steven Bertoni about why Tom Gores bought The Detroit Pistons, a part of Platinum Equity’s Palace Sports and Entertainment acquisition.

With an eye toward the solid foundation Detroit has to offer and an assessment of  the collection of PS&E assets included in the deal, it quickly becomes clear why the acquisition made sense.

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“Others saw a city in decline, a sport at the crossroads. I saw undervalued assets that my hometown needs.”