US firm may buy Reed Elsevier unit

US investment company Bain Capital is the strongest contender to take over the magazine division of Anglo Dutch publishing group Reed Elsevier, reports UK newspaper The Independent.

The paper says Bain is prepared to pay €785m for the magazines, which is below analysts’ expectations.

Thank you for donating to

We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.

Make a donation