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When Will Private Equity Wake Up?

When Will Private Equity Wake Up?

After fresh rumours of a possible bid for IWG by a US private equity firm, Jonathan Price explores why the flexible workspace giant hasn’t been snapped up – despite its scale and profitability.

July 19, 2021

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In The Loop: WeWork India Lands New Corporate Client; Deskimo; And Venture X

In The Loop: WeWork India Lands New Corporate Client; Deskimo; And Venture X

WeWork India signed 3M as a new corporate client; Deskimo launches in Hong Kong and Singapore; and Venture X partners with Vari.

July 17, 2021

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In The Loop: WeWork; Desana Raises $4 Million; And More Industry News

WeWork lands a corporate client in Singapore; Desana raises funds to power its expansion; and an NYC restaurant turns to coworking to increase profits.

July 3, 2021

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In the loop

In The Loop: WeWork Reports Record Sales; Expansive Grows Its Portfolio; And IBM Embraces Flex Space

This week’s top stories: WeWork reports record sales since IPO attempt; IBM to move Toronto workers into flexible workspace; and Expansive grows its portfolio.

June 26, 2021

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The Greatest Ever Reward For Failure In Business History

The Greatest Ever Reward For Failure In Business History

Jonathan Price reflects on “the greatest ever reward for failure”, a sum of $1.2 billion, which was paid out to WeWork’s founder, Adam Neumann. Why is there a reluctance in big business to make executives pay for their failure? And why didn’t Softbank resist such a big payoff?

June 24, 2021

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In the loop

In The Loop: The Wing’s Latest Member Perk; TEC Expansion; And WeWork

This week’s in the loop features stories from The Wing, WeWork, and The Executive Centre.

June 19, 2021

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In The Loop: Industrious Buys Breather; The Wing Reopens; And More Industry News

In The Loop: Industrious Buys Breather; The Wing Reopens; And More Industry News

This week’s top stories: Industrious to purchase Breather assets; Neumann’s exit package gets a million times better; and The Wing reopens NYC locations. 

May 29, 2021

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What Is A SPAC And How Can I Benefit From Using One?

What Is A SPAC And How Can I Benefit From Using One?

WeWork’s recent SPAC announcement begs the question, what is a SPAC and what are the benefits of using one? Jonathan Price, investment expert for the flexible space industry, explores the role of a Special Purpose Acquisition Company and how it can help companies go public.

May 25, 2021

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In The Loop: WeWork’s Quarterly Losses, Demand For Flex Space Grows In Secondary Cities, And More

In The Loop: WeWork’s Quarterly Losses, Demand For Flex Space Grows In Secondary Cities, And More

This week’s in flexible workspace news: WeWork reports huge quarterly losses; Tha Instant Group finds flex space demand is growing in secondary cities; and the coworking industry is expected to continue growing through 2025.

May 22, 2021

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In The Loop: WeWork's CEO Causes Controversy, Coworking In India, And More

In The Loop: WeWork’s CEO Causes Controversy, Coworking In India, And More

WeWork’s Sandeept Mathrani caused some controversy for his comments during The Wall Street Journal’s Future Of Everything festival; plus more industry news.

May 15, 2021

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In The Loop: Former WeWork Execs Launch New Company; Tishman Speyer, And The Wing

In The Loop: Former WeWork Execs Launch New Company; Tishman Speyer, And The Wing

This week’s top stories: former WeWork execs launch new coworking venture; Tishman Speyer grows Studio’s footprint; and The Wing announces it will reopen.

May 8, 2021

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The Real Victims Of WeWork

“Generation Hustle”: The Real Victims Of WeWork

The second episode of HBO Max’s new docuseries “Generation Hustle” introduces Adam Neumann, a leader who had even the world’s most prominent business leaders fooled.

May 3, 2021

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In The Loop: IWG Optimistic About The Future, WeWork Faces Lawsuit, And Other News

In The Loop: IWG Optimistic About The Future, WeWork Faces Lawsuit, And Other News

WeWork faces new lawsuit from NYC landlord; IWG is optimistic about the future; and CBRE reports strong financial earnings in Q1 2021.

May 1, 2021

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What’sMyBusinessWorth?|AGuideToCoworkingAndFlexibleWorkspaceValuations(Part)

What’s My Business Worth? | A Guide To Coworking And Flexible Workspace Valuations (Part 3)

Jonathan Price concludes a three-part series on how to value a flexible workspace company. He also takes a closer look at the questionable valuation of WeWork, and how it was able to persuade bankers that it was worth $96 billion.

April 27, 2021

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InTheLoop:WeWork’sndIPOAttemptRaisesQuestions;TheExecutiveCentre,AndinfinitSpace

In The Loop: WeWork’s 2nd IPO Attempt Raises Questions; The Executive Centre, And infinitSpace

WeWork’s 2nd attempt to go public raises questions; infinitSpace raises €1m of fundin; and The Executive Centre is named among APAC’s fastest growing companies.

April 24, 2021

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