30 March 2010

purchase of The Independent

Following the purchase of the London Evening Standard for £1 last year, Russian billionaire Alexander Lebedev has now acquired The Independent and The Independent on Sunday for the same price. He purchased the papers from Independent News & Media and the deal is expected to be completed in May, pending approval from the Irish Competition Authority.

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