Rumor: Private Equity Firm In Negotiations To Buy EA
The New York Post is reporting that KKR and Providence Equity Partners have contacted the publishing giant Electronic Arts about a possible acquisition.
The report cites an anonymous source who says the negotiations are in the "early days." One of the companies involved, Providence Equity Partners, became a major investor in Bethesda Softworks' parent company Zenimax Media in 2007.
When contacted by the New York Post, EA said it "does not comment on rumor or speculation.
Source: New York Post