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AMS To Sell Off PGW?

So says PW Daily, reporting that it appears increasingly likely that Publishers Group West will be sold off in a deal that could close relatively quickly. Sources said that “well funded” companies have been in discussions about acquiring the company in a transaction separate from any AMS deal.

But before anyone starts rejoicing, my antennae reads this as more of a plea for such “well-funded companies” – because unfortunately, the pickings are slim, unless some left-field candidate like Google or an unknown private equity company swoops in – to start negotiations in earnest. But when we know, you’ll know…

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