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Reports Indicate that Disney is Not Interested in Buying Nexon

Suzie Ford | Updated: May 4, 2019 6:26 AM | Posted: May 4, 2019 6:15 AM
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Contrary to reports last month that Disney may have expressed interested in buying Nexon, a second report from South Korean newspaper The Chosun Ilbo calls that into question. An official "well-versed in the sale of Nexon" told the publication that, while Kim Jung-ju had approached Disney officials, the offer was refused. According to the article, Kim Jung-ju may also be interested in approaching other Western companies including Amazon.

Kim Jung-ju and his wife own a collective share of Nexon totalling 98.64% of the company and have been actively looking to sell their shares since January. The current "short list" of buyers includes Tencent, Kakao, Netmarble, and at least two private equity funds.

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Via Comicbook.com


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Suzie Ford

Suzie is the former Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom