O'Boyle, Michael
May 2006
Daily Variety;5/15/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 31, p6
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The article focuses on the entry of billionaire Bill Gates to join the bid of Mexican media conglomerate Televisa and a group of private equity firms on U.S. Hispanic television network Univision Communications Inc. The Mexican company contended that in a filing with U.S. regulators that Gates' Cascade Investment was among those joining the bid. Univision is in a growth market wherein Hispanics are expected to represent nearly a quarter of the U.S. population by 2020. Through investment firm Cascade Investment LLC and his Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Gates bought 7% stake in Televisa.


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