Wheelings and dealings

Sep 15, 2014

First up, The Wall Street Journal reports AB InBev is seeking finance for a SABMiller deal (482 shares). "AB InBev talking to banks about financing potential SABMiller takeover; SAB would bid again for Heineken," WSJ's Peter Evans fills in the blanks.

Also, Mojang confirms that "Yes, we’re being bought by Microsoft" (9,318 shares). Journalist Jay Rosen observes, "This 'don't worry' post by the founders of Minecraft about its sale to MS is about as re-assuring as a ransom note." Meanwhile, Whisper's Neetzan Zimmerman notes, "Microsoft’s press release on the purchase of Minecraft makes no mention of the Mojang founders’ exodus" (826 shares). Update: founder Markus Persson writes via pastebin, "I don’t see myself as a real game developer."

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