The solid part of a bancrupt bank ...
There are some people with the opinion, that IT doesn´t matter. There are some people making a living from reiterating this thesis again and again. But after a bankruptcy of an investment bank this is pretty much the most valuable part of the remaining carcass.Datacenter Knowledge writes in “Data Centers Key to Lehman Sale to Barclays”:
Lehman Brothers’ real estate, including two data centers, proved central to a deal yesterday in which Barclays agreed to pay $1.75 billion to acquire most of Lehman’s North American operations. The data centers and Lehman’s headquarters building accounted for $1.5 billion of the deal’s value, with the British bank paying just $250 million in cash for Lehman’s North American investment banking and capital markets businesses.