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Zagat Publisher Put on Sale; May Fetch More Than $200 Million

imageThe publisher of the eponymous Zagat guides, started by the Zagat family in 1979 as a two-page typed list of New York restaurants, is now on sale. The Zagat family has hired Goldman Sachs to seek a buyer for the company, reports NYT, citing sources. The company, officially called Zagat Survey, sold 5.5 million print guides in 2007, and has a robust online and mobile presence.

Among the possible buyers could include IAC/InterActiveCorp, which owns Citysearch; Bruce Wasserstein