De Mol to bid for Endemol, says Mediaset

Dutch media tycoon John de Mol is to join Mediaset and put in a joint bid for Endemol, the company he helped found, said Mediaset chairman Guiliano Andreani, acording to ANP on Wednesday.

Endemol’s Spanish owner is considering selling its 75% stake in the company. The rest of the shares are listed on the Amsterdam stock exchange. A spokesman for De Mol declined to comment on the claim.

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