Napster Hires Bank To Explore Options

After months of rumors, talks and denying from Napster‘s side, the online music service has hired UBS “in response to recent third party interest in establishing strategic partnerships or potentially acquiring the company”.
We speculated last month on the sale, after Loudeye was bought by Nokia. As I mentioned then, “if the idea, like the Loudeye-Nokia deal, is to merge the online and mobile music services into one seamless service, then Ericsson might be a good buyerâ