Koch brothers help Meredith buy Time magazine

Nov 27, 2017 - Mashable
Mergers and Acquisitions

Meredith Corporation is buying Time Inc for $2.8bn (£2.1bn)—and it has some controversial financial backers: the conservative billionaire Koch brothers.

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Meredith, which already publishes magazines including Parents, Shape and Better Homes & Gardens, said Charles and David Koch helped fund the deal to acquire Time Inc., the mag's publisher, with $650 million in preferred equity. Time Inc. includes a variety of majo...