abc
QUICK LINKS:

Wolves Owner Glen Taylor Offers to Buy Star Tribune

Updated: 04/01/2014 4:52 PM
Created: 04/01/2014 2:42 PM KSTP.com

Minnesota Timberwolves owner and printing magnate Glen Taylor has signed a letter of intent to buy the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Publisher Michael Klingensmith announced the letter in a note to staff Tuesday.

Klingensmith says Taylor is going through due diligence that should lead to the sale of the company.

He gave no other details. Taylor told the Star Tribune he has made a cash offer without any other investors but declined to say how much. He told the newspaper he expects the sale to close in May.

The Star Tribune emerged from bankruptcy in 2009. A pair of investment companies, Wayzata Investment Partners and GE Capital, together own about 80 percent of the newspaper's shares.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Dense Fog Advisory

WI AREAS AFFECTED: Barron; Chippewa; Dunn; Eau Claire; Polk; Rusk; St. Croix
Expires: 11/23/2014 12:00 PM

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Overcast
49°
50° | 25°
  • Feels like: 49° F
  • Wind: S 3mph
  • Humidity: 97%
  • Mon Windy with morning snow showers
    25° | 7°
  • Tue More sun than clouds
    24° | 12°
  • Wed Snow showers early
    20° | 6°
  • Thu Mostly sunny
    16° | 10°

Video

KSTP NEWS