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Safeguard launches $100 million private equity fund

Plans to expand into “complimentary markets”
Ben Lane
“We’re looking to partner with companies that have a compelling operating strategy and where we can invest for the long-term,” said Alan Jaffa, CEO of Safeguard Properties and Safeguard Capital Group advisory board member. “Our focus is on business services companies in varying degrees of transition that can benefit from the vast resources of Safeguard Properties.”
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Safeguard Properties promotes two employees

Announces key leadership changes
Brena Swanson
Safeguard Properties announced several key leadership changes at the company, including promoting two executive positions.
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2014 Field Services Guide

An inside look at 8 of the nation's leading field services specialists -- part of a new and more agile breed of field service companies.
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Safeguard attempts to overcome Illinois legal controversy

Fights AG's claim of wrongful eviction practices
Kerri Ann Panchuk
Accused of wrongfully evicting homeowners, Safeguard Properties fights back in court. The firm defends its business practices and accuses the state of Illinois of making firms jump through hoops in keeping vacant properties up-to-date—only to end up on the hook for alleged transgressions during the process.
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Safeguard Properties seeks dismissal of Illinois lawsuit

HousingWire Staff
Safeguard Properties has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the property maintenance firm by the state of Illinois. The original suit accused Safeguard of wrongfully shutting homeowners out of properties facing foreclosure.
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Revisiting Ohio's Slavic Village, aka 'foreclosure central'

HousingWire Staff
Years after the financial crisis drove foreclosures to all-time highs, many neighborhoods across the U.S. are still working to find something resembling normal. Perhaps no neighborhood, however, came to symbolize the problems during surging foreclosures than did Slavic Village, a loose collection of neighborhoods surrounding Cleveland, Ohio -- reporters descended on the area en masse during the crisis, to gain first-person color for their news coverage.
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Illinois AG sues Safeguard Properties over eviction practices

Safeguard cites "very challenging public misunderstanding" of property preservation
HousingWire Staff
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said that her office has filed suit against Safeguard Properties, a national property preservation provider, over what the AG's office characterized as "illegal eviction practices."
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Safeguard Properties appoints five new management members

Safeguard Properties fleshed out its management team, adding several new members, including Amy Nauer as assistant vice president of property preservation and REO operations.
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Saving property values in the wake of foreclosure

Brena Swanson
Asset management firms are in a constant race to preserve local home values through the effective upkeep of vacant properties.At HousingWire's Real Estate Expo (REX Annual)...
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Safeguard buys Bank of America's field servicing operations

Jacob Gaffney
Safeguard Properties, one of the nation's largest field asset services firms, will get even bigger with the acquisition of Bank of America's [stock BAC][/stock] property preservation operations. Safeguard...
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