Michael Bloomberg Not to Sell His Company

October 20, 2006 at 5:22 pm (Companies, Media, US)

Michael Bloomberg, founder and the largest share holder of Bloomberg LP, denied that he is about to sell his company, which is estimated to be worth as much as $12 billion.

It was said that potential buyers include Blackstone Group, the manager of the largest buyout fund, and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Company. McGraw-Hill and Thomson were also said to be interested.

Forbes magazine estimated that Bloomberg had $4.1 billion in revenue last year. The company has about 9,000 workers world wide.

In the over $10-billion financial market, Bloomberg seizes about 31 percent share and its rival, Reuters, takes about 23 percent, estimated an editor of the trade publication Inside Market Data Reference.


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