Univision Wins Gawker Auction With $135 Million Bid

  • Gawker chose Ziff Davis’s ‘stalking horse’ $90 mln bid in June
  • Loss in privacy lawsuit was followed by bankruptcy filing

Univision Headquarters in Los Angeles, Calif.

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Univision Holdings Inc. made the winning $135 million bid to acquire Gawker Media, the online publisher driven into bankruptcy in June after losing an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit to Hulk Hogan, a person familiar with the matter said.

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