REPORT: KKR, TPG, AND SILVER LAKE ALL INTERESTED IN KNIGHT CAPITAL

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Three firms are said to have expressed interest in buying out ailing market-maker Knight Capital, according to Bloomberg’s Cristina Alesci.Click here for updates >

Sources tell Alesci that KKR, TPG, and Silver Lake are the three companies that could take over Knight as it struggles with liquidity issues following its $440 million trading loss.

Bloomberg also reports that Bank of America was speaking with executives at Knight about taking a stake.

None of the potential buyers would comment for the article.

Knight’s shares are more than 60 per cent lower following Wednesday’s trading error. 

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