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AOL Acquires the Huffington Post for $315 Million, Our Prediction for the Next Acquisition

AOL Acquires the Huffington Post for $315 Million, Our Prediction for the Next Acquisition

AOL’s on quite the blog acquiring spree lately. Following the reported $25-40 million acquisition of the TechCrunch network, AOL’s next acquisition is of the extremely popular site the Huffington Post.

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After the TechCrunch Acquisition, Who’s Next?

After the TechCrunch Acquisition, Who's Next?

It’s not uncommon to read about website acquisitions on TechCrunch, but on Tuesday, the popular tech blog was the subject of acquisition stories when they officially announced an acquisition by Aol. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but estimates put the purchase price somewhere between $25 million and $40 million for the TechCrunch network of blogs.

Now that they’re part of Aol (who are redefining themselves as a digital content company), which blogs and networks might be next on the acquisition list? Looking beyond tech, here are our best picks.

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Bebo Sells for $10 Million (or Less) – AOL Only Loses $840 Million of the Original Purchase Price

Bebo Sells for $10 Million (or Less) - AOL Only Loses $840 Million of the Original Purchase Price

Talk about a good deal. Or a bad one, depending on which side of the coin you’d like to take.

Criterion Capital Partners are now the proud owners of one slightly used social network – Bebo. In 2008, AOL paid $850 million to acquire the network, once the number one social network for teens and young adults in the UK.

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Imran Amed's Signature9

Imran Amed's Signature9
The Business of Fashion editor introduces us to his signature style items

Diane Pernet's Signature9

Diane Pernet's Signature9
Fashion blogger and film festival creator, Diane Pernet, shares nine of her favorite things

Video interview with Vogue Paris editor Carine Roitfeld

90 Seconds with Carine Roitfeld
In a Signature9 exclusive, we catch up with the Vogue Paris editor-in-chief

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