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  • Bloomberg: Quicken Chairman Dan Gilbert "resting comfortably" after stroke

    Gilbert was driven to the hospital by a family friend on Sunday morning
    Dan Gilbert, the billionaire founder and chairman of Quicken Loans, is "awake, responsive and resting comfortably," after suffering a stroke on Sunday, according to Bloomberg News. "Dan was not feeling well Sunday morning so he was taken to the hospital by a family friend," Quicken Loans Chief Executive Officer Jay Farner said.
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  • Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland changes name to Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse

    "The Q" is no more
    For more than a decade, the Cleveland Cavaliers have played their home games at Quicken Loans Arena, named for the mortgage company started by the team's owner, Dan Gilbert. The arena, which opened in the 90s, became known in Cleveland as "The Q." But "The Q" is no more. Quicken Loans Arena will now be known as Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, as the lender continues to rebrand itself in the name of its signature offering.
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  • Quicken Loans onboards new agency to head massive marketing effort

    Universal McCann takes over media buying and planning operations
    According to an article from AdAge by Adrianne Pasquarelli and Megan Graham, IPG MediaBrands’ Universal McCann will now be the agency of record responsible for Quicken Loans’ media planning and buying, which Rock Holdings, Quicken’s parent company, has already made considerable investment in.
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  • Quicken Loans names new CEO, Bill Emerson promoted

    Emerson to take an expanded role advocating for the mortgage industry
    Quicken Loans is switching up its leadership team, announcing three executive-level promotions on Friday, which includes longtime CEO Bill Emerson, effective immediately. In his 24 years with the company, Emerson not only oversaw the growth of the Quicken Loans, but he has also been a major spokesperson for the mortgage industry. And according to Quicken Loans, Emerson is only going to be a more prominent voice in the industry from here.
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  • [Video] This is why the founder of Quicken Loans is ready for Trump

    He is done with this "crazy regulations" environment
    Taking a break from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert sat down for an interview with Bloomberg to discuss another big sector on his radar, mortgages. Quicken Loans is in the middle of a landmark battle against the U.S. Department of Justice, which Gilbert discusses in the interview and gives his thoughts on settling.
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  • Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert reportedly bids $5 billion for Yahoo

    Deal would dramatically increase scope of Gilbert’s empire
    Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert certainly is in the middle of a lot right now. The Cleveland Cavaliers, Gilbert's NBA team, is set to take the court in the NBA finals Monday night with their backs against the wall, down three games to one to the Golden State Warriors. But that's hardly all Gilbert has going on these days. Gilbert is also deep in the multi-billion dollar bidding process for Yahoo.
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  • Is Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert partnering with Warren Buffett to buy Yahoo?

    Berkshire Hathaway to finance deal?
    Recently, Yahoo made it known that it is interested in selling off its "core business" as the company struggles with declining revenue. Quicken Loans founder Gilbert is reportedly among the interested bidders, and he has a huge name ready and willing to serve as potential financial backing – Warren Buffett.
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  • Is Detroit making a comeback?

    Quicken Loans fights for the city
    Detroit remains an elusive city that the country can't seem to define. Is it destined to be the next greatest city in the country or is the city better left a wasteland? The next five years might be a game changer for it.
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