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27th July, 2013
William McMorrow helped to save Bank of Ireland from nationalisation. Photo: Bloomberg

Kennedy Wilson's muscle

When Kennedy Wilson founder and chief executive Bill McMorrow derided private equity investors earlier this year as "blow and go" merchants who put up little capital and bought assets with other people's money, he was drawing a distinction with his own firm, which invests for the long term on an equity basis.

"Every asset we own here [in Ireland], we put up half the money," he told *The Sunday Business Post* in...

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