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June 13, 2012 at 9:40 AM

Steve Ballmer part of group investing in new NBA/NHL arena

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, along with members of the Nordstrom family, are part of the investment group led by San Francisco hedge fund manager Chris Hansen that proposed a new arena in Seattle in a bid to bring an NBA team here.

Hansen identified Ballmer and Peter and Erik Nordstrom as part of the group in a letter to Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and King County Executive Dow Constantine, according to a report from my colleague, Joni Balter.

The details of the letter is here.

[This post has been updated to include more details.]

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