2 Surprises In Bezos’ Purchase Of Washington Post

Law360, New York (August 16, 2013, 11:59 AM EDT) -- It has been widely reported that Jeff Bezos agreed to purchase the Washington Post for $250 million. As we examined the deal, we found two things surprising.

1) Bezos Paid $250 million for The Post Without Getting Its Realty

First, Bezos paid $250 million for The Washington Post without acquiring the real estate. The Washington Post Company owns buildings that take up the better part of a block on 15th Street in downtown Washington, D.C., a couple of blocks from the White House and the valuable...
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