Breakingviews, the business commentary service known more for its influence than its size, is in talks with Thomson Reuters (NSDQ: TRIN) on a sale, according to Dealbook. We haven’t confirmed it yet, but considering the direction Reuters is going in with its commentary hub, it seems likely that the two companies would be talking, if only for a partnership. The story first surfaced in Times of London, though I couldn’t find any online version of the story. It said that the London-based firm has hired boutique investment bank Perella Weinberg Partners to look at interest. Updated: Thomson Reuters would not comment on this, but sent me a statement: “Thomson Reuters remains committed to its innovation agenda, which includes investments in news and commentary initiatives.