Original article by Max Mason
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 15 : 13-Aug-19
Nine has announced a $1.46 per share offer for the remaining 45.5 per cent of Macquarie Media that it does not already own, with Nine to pay around $114 million for the stake. Macquarie Media is the owner of radio stations 2GB in Sydney and 3AW in Melbourne. Businessman John Singleton, who owns 32.3 per cent of Macquarie Media, stands to receive $81 million if the deal goes through. Nine acquired its majority stake in Macquarie Media as a result of its $4 billion merger with Fairfax Media in 2018.
NINE ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY HOLDINGS LIMITED – ASX NEC, FAIRFAX MEDIA LIMITED, 2GB, 3AW SOUTHERN CROSS RADIO PTY LTD