Interest revs up in Trader Media Group

BUYOUT giant KKR is among the suitors for the stake in Trader Media Group, currently owned by the Guardian newspaper, according to reports.

Trader Media, which has its digital headquarters in Newton-le-Willows, Warrington, is currently 50.1% owned by Guardian Media Group - the loss-making publisher, with the remainder held by Apax Partners.

According to the Sunday Times, KKR may be mulling a bid, while Germany's Bauer, owner of FHM magazine is also monitoring the situation.

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