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Time magazine sold for $ 190 million to couple

AP | Updated on: 17 Sep 2018, 09:47:35 AM
Salesforce founder and co-CEO Marc Benioff (Photo- Twitter/@salesforcejobs)


Time Magazine is being sold by Meredith Corp to Marc Benioff, a co-founder of Salesforce, and his wife Lynne.

The Wall Street Journal reported that the iconic news magazine is being sold for $ 190 million to Benioff, one of four co-founders of Salesforce, a cloud computing pioneer.

The sale is occurring nearly eight months after Meredith Corp. completed its purchase of Time Inc.

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Meredith, the publisher of such magazines as People and Better Homes & Gardens, had put four Time Inc publications up for sale in March.

Negotiations for the sale of the three other publications Fortune, Money and Sports Illustrated are continuing.

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First Published : 17 Sep 2018, 09:43:47 AM