September 5, 1990 |
Chicago's billionaire Pritzker family and Electronic Data Systems, the computer services firm now owned by General Motors, said Tuesday that they plan to join forces to buy the parent company of Los Angeles-based Ticor Title Insurance. Though the purchase price was not disclosed, a source close to the sale indicated that it was between $100 million and $125 million.
October 11, 1986 |
The patriarch of the super-rich Pritzker family of Chicago reportedly once proclaimed: "On Saturdays, a good Catholic goes to confession. I go to the First (National Bank) of Chicago." A. N. Pritzker, who died last February at age 90, started buying real estate in the 1930s and built a diversified empire with the help of his sons Jay and Robert, who have built their own reputations as turnaround specialists.
September 18, 1996 |
Interactive Flight, Pritzker Family Form Alliance: The Las Vegas- based producer of entertainment for airline passengers said it plans a marketing alliance with the Pritzker family of Chicago, owners of the closely held Hyatt Corp. The Pritzkers will invest as much as $20 million to help sell the products to airlines. The options include gambling, movies on demand and children's games.
October 3, 1989 |
A group led by the Pritzker family of Chicago has cuts its stake in Gradco Systems Inc. of Irvine from 7.1% to 4.5%, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Gradco, an Irvine manufacturer of sorters and collators for office copiers, said it sold 171,500 Gradco shares between July 28 and Sept. 27 at prices between $16.19 and $16.87 per share. The Pritzker family now owns 288,200 shares, the filing shows.
May 2, 2003 |
Matthew and Liesel Pritzker, a brother and sister who separately accused members of the family that founded Hyatt Corp. of cheating them of their inheritance, may proceed together in a single lawsuit, a judge ruled in Chicago. Matthew, 20, and Liesel, 19, contend that their father, Robert Pritzker, and 11 other family members violated their obligations to safeguard trust funds for the siblings. Each alleges a loss of $1 billion. Liesel filed her suit in November, and Matthew filed his this week.