The Company's share of foreign currency transaction losses from its consolidated and unconsolidated foreign operations was $0.5 million for both Q4 2010 and Q4 2009. Our combined foreign currency exchange loss in Q4 2010 related primarily to our consolidated Mexico operations.Equity in earnings of unconsolidated subsidiaries was $0.6 million in Q4 2010 compared to losses of $1.7 million for Q4 2009. This increase was due to additional equity earnings of $2.0 million from our foreign servicing entities in Q4 2010 compared to Q4 2009, and $2.8 million of additional equity earnings from our special situations platform in Q4 2010 compared to Q4 2009 (we recorded $1.9 million in equity earnings in Q4 2010 from our special situations equity-method investment in a prefabricated building manufacturer – see below for additional discussion). This increase was off-set partially by $2.4 million of lower equity earnings from our domestic and foreign acquisition partnerships recorded in Q4 2010 compared to Q4 2009.
FirstCity Financial Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2010 Results
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