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Shard Capital Stockbrokers catch up with Mark Gustafson - CEO of Challenger Acquisitions

Proactive Investors - Tue, 02/23/2016 - 02:59
Shard Capital Q & A with Mark Gustafson of Challenger Acquisitions
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Challenger Acquisitions boss: Jakarta Big Wheel financing in final stages

Proactive Investors - Mon, 02/22/2016 - 06:52

Mark Gustafson, CEO of Challenger Acquisitions (LON:CHAL) tells Proactive Investors that securing the land site in Jakarta for a giant observation wheel like the London Eye, was one of the two remaining hurdles for this project. "It is all about location and about having the tourist traffic, both domestic and international and this site helps on both those fronts" he said.

Gustafson said the second hurdle, in the hands of the developers, is financing. "Now that the land has been secured, that was one of the primary conditions for the bank financing to proceed. Now that is in the final stages" he said. 

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Challenger boss: Jakarta Big Wheel financing in final stages

Proactive Investors - Mon, 02/22/2016 - 06:52

Mark Gustafson, CEO of Challenger Acquisitions (LON:CHAL) tells Proactive Investors that securing the land site in Jakarta for a giant observation wheel like the London Eye, was one of the two remaining hurdles for this project. "It is all about location and about having the tourist traffic, both domestic and international and this site helps on both those fronts" he said.

Gustafson said the second hurdle, in the hands of the developers, is financing. "Now that the land has been secured, that was one of the primary conditions for the bank financing to proceed. Now that is in the final stages" he said. 

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Challenger Acquisitions lifted by Jakarta big wheel location news

Proactive Investors - Mon, 02/22/2016 - 00:16
Jakarta, Indonesia's capital city, is the latest metropolis to get in on the big wheel craze
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Challenger Acquisitions lifted by Jakarta big wheel location news

Proactive Investors - Mon, 02/22/2016 - 00:16
Jakarta, Indonesia's capital city, is the latest metropolis to get in on the big wheel craze
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Challenger Acquisitions to increase stake in New York Wheel

Proactive Investors - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 01:24
“We strongly believe that an investment in this iconic project represents exactly why Challenger was created," Gustafson said.
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Challenger Acquisitions to increase stake in New York Wheel

Proactive Investors - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 01:24
“We strongly believe that an investment in this iconic project represents exactly why Challenger was created," Gustafson said.
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Challenger CEO on new hires and big wheel pipeline

Proactive Investors - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 00:01

Mark Gustafson, chief executive of Challenger Acquisitions (LON:CHAL), discusses the company’s new appointments and upcoming opportunities for the investment firm in giant observation wheel projects.

Financier Richard Marin, who helped raise US$500mln for the New York Wheel, has joined the board, with John Le Poidevin coming on board as chairman.

Gustafson, who has swapped the role of chairman for chief executive, says the company sees lots of potential project opportunities across Europe, South East Asia, the US and the Middle East.

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Challenger Acquisitions adds two big wheels to the board

Proactive Investors - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 00:05
Landing financier Richard Marin is major coup for the recently-listed firm, which has 2.4% stake in the planned new landmark in the Big Apple.
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Challenger Acquisitions adds two big wheels to the board

Proactive Investors - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 00:05
Landing financier Richard Marin is major coup for the recently-listed firm, which has 2.4% stake in the planned new landmark in the Big Apple.
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Challenger Acquisitions Acquisition of Starneth completed

Proactive Investors - Tue, 12/08/2015 - 04:10
Challenger was formed as a vehicle to undertake acquisitions of highly prospective companies within the “attractions” sector of the leisure market.
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Wheels back in motion for Challenger Acquisitions as shares start trading again

Proactive Investors - Tue, 12/08/2015 - 00:09

Proactive catches up with Mark Gustafson, chairman of Challenger Acquisitions (LON:CHAL), as shares in the giant observation wheel investment firm began trading again earlier this morning after a six month suspension period.

An investment into the New York wheel and engineering firm Starneth meant Challenger had to compile a prospectus ahead of relisting stock in the enlarged company.

Now, Gustafson says the firm is ideally positioned to become the leader in giant observation wheels and plans to hit the ground running through a pipeline of 25 potential projects worldwide to selectively add to its portfolio.

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Challenger a big wheel in London as re-listed shares soar

Proactive Investors - Tue, 12/08/2015 - 00:07
This morning the stock is changing hands for 48p, for a rise of 23%.
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Challenger a big wheel in London as re-listed shares soar

Proactive Investors - Tue, 12/08/2015 - 00:07
This morning the stock is changing hands for 48p, for a rise of 23%.
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Challenger Acquisitions ready to roll after completing Starneth acquisition

Proactive Investors - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 01:31
Investment firm Challenger Acquisitions has completed the acquisition of Starneth, a specialist in designing and building Ferris wheels.
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Challenger Acquisitions ready to roll after completing Starneth acquisition

Proactive Investors - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 01:31
Investment firm Challenger Acquisitions has completed the acquisition of Starneth, a specialist in designing and building Ferris wheels.
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