The genial American businessman Michael Bloomberg wants to acquire Dow Jones, one of the first financial information agencies and publisher of the Wall Street Journal, announced Friday, December 23, the site Axios referring to its sources.
Axios has communicated information about the acquisition of Dow Jones, and the company Bloomberg LP can become the first player in the market of financial information. However, the source says that Michael Bloomberg has not yet spoken with the owner of Dow Jones Rupert Murdoch and has not yet asked the banks to evaluate the possibility of this acquisition.
The tycoon, Michael Bloomberg, does not intend to stop there and wants to buy the American daily newspaper Washington Post to strengthen his competition with another important player, the daily New York Times. Bloomberg LP brings in USD 10 billion a year for its shareholders. At least 88% of the company’s shares are owned by Michael Bloomberg.