Viacom Interest in MarketWatch is Official

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In an SEC filing today, Viacom “anticipates” making an offer to acquire MarketWatch’s outstanding shares. In typical SEC-ese, the company explains that doesn’t mean the offer will be accepted or that anything definitive will happen. Viacom owns 22% through CBS Broadcasting; Pearson owns another 22%. Others with CBSMW on their potential shopping list reportedly include Dow Jones, Yahoo, the New York Times.

The full SEC filing here

For all the buzz on MarketWatch’s possible sale, read our dedicated company section.

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