Hublot’s Biver Interested in Buying Le Temps, Tribune Says

Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Hublot Chairman Jean-Claude Biver says he wouldn’t buy the Swiss newspaper for money but rather for patriotism for the French-speaking region of Switzerland, Tribune de Geneve reports. *Says newspaper ‘shouldn’t die nor wither’: Tribune *NOTE: Ringier and Tamedia said in an Oct. 8 statement they want to sell their stakes in Le Temps: Link to statement in French: NSN MUCV0G3V2800 <GO>

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