The New York Post says KKR is interested in taking the company private. A source tells the Post, “The Valley is convinced Yahoo! will be sold. The blood is in the water…Yahoo! is in play.”
Separately, Reuters says private equity is trying to get Alibaba to buy Yahoo.
So far, all the talk around Yahoo is just that — talk. It’s still a very long shot anything materialises.
Investors buying on these rumours are setting themselves up to get hurt.