Billionaire Joe Mansueto Interested in Buying Forbes

By Chris O'Shea Comment

Joe Mansueto, the billionaire founder and CEO of investment research firm Morningstar, is eyeing Forbes. The New York Post reports that Mansueto, is considering purchasing Forbes Media, which went up for sale in mid November.

Mansueto seems like a likely candidate to purchase the company. His Mansueto Ventures already owns Inc. and Fast Company, so he’s clearly interested in the media world.┬áPlus, though Forbes wants about $400 million for the company, experts told the Post it won’t get nearly that much.

Mansueto’s net worth is $2.1 billion according to, well, you know who.