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Samsung and 'the Jews of Wall Street': Korean Takeover Fight Gets Uglier

Anti-Semitism flares up against billionaire investor Paul Singer, painted in the press as one of a cabal of 'ruthless' Jews
Paul Elliott Singer, nemesis of Samsung's Lee family and target of anti-Semitic press in South Korea

Paul Elliott Singer, nemesis of Samsung's Lee family and target of anti-Semitic press in South Korea

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

As a fierce merger fight between Samsung Group's Lee family and activist investor Paul Elliott Singer has raged in South Korea, the Lees have marshaled their best arguments for the deal, splashed ads on the front pages of the nation's newspapers, and courted minority shareholders in person.

Oh, and announced that they aren't anti-Semites.