Vox Media is reportedly buying online media company Curbed.com L.L.C., and the two companies are already celebrating in style – over fried chicken and pork buns.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Seeking a stronger foothold in the New York market, Zillow, the national real estate website, has agreed to acquire StreetEasy for $50 million in cash, the companies announced today.
“Simply put, StreetEasy has cracked the code in New York,” said Spencer Rascoff, chief executive of Zillow, in a statement. “They now have a local network effect where nearly every New York broker is active on StreetEasy because of the site’s large audience and comprehensive data.” Read More
BGC Partners announced late Monday night that the firm, which last year expanded into the real estate services business by buying Newmark Knight Frank, is further growing in the industry by acquiring the California based company Grubb & Ellis. Read More
Regardless of whether or not she wins the Oscar for her tour-de-force performance in Black Swan, it looks like Natalie Portman will be taking home a statuette man. People reports today that Natalie Portman will be marrying boyfriend Benjamin Millepied, the ballet expert who trained her for the grueling ballet sequences and acted Read More