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Internet Brands To Be Acquired by KKR For $1.1 Billion

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts — also known as KKR, a global investment firm — has announced that it will acquire Internet Brands from Hellman & Friedman LLC and JMI Equity, according to this press release. Although the amount of capital to consummate this acquisition has not been publicly released, Internet Brands — the company which owns FlyerTalk, vBulletin and greater than 100 other Internet web sites — announced…

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Help Wanted: Lead PHP Developer Position Open for FlyerTalk

I fully believe that fellow FlyerTalk members should support each other, which is why I am posting this job opportunity offered by Internet Brands — the company which owns FlyerTalk. When FlyerTalk members search for employment opportunities, they usually look for them here. However, the job posting for a Lead PHP Developer for FlyerTalk can be found here, where you can find out more information about the position, as well as who to contact. Here is the job description for a Lead PHP Developer for the Travel vertical of Internet Brands…

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Internet Brands Acquires The Frugal Travel Guy Weblog

While this story has not been announced on FlyerTalk — yet, anyway — Rick Ingersoll, who is also known as The Frugal Travel Guy, has announced yesterday on his award-winning travel weblog of the same name that Internet Brands has acquired it. Specific details of the agreement…

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Chat with Randy Petersen Himself!

Beginning today, FlyerTalk member and founder (but no longer owner) Randy Petersen cordially invites you to chat with him regarding the sale of FlyerTalk to Internet Brands.

There are a total of six chats scheduled over the next five days, including today. The last chat is scheduled on May 13, 2007.

If you have questions, comments or concerns pertaining to the sale of FlyerTalk and would like to chat with Randy, please click here for details.

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FlyerTalk Has Been Sold.

This news is quickly becoming common knowledge around FlyerTalk.

However, if you have questions about the sale of FlyerTalk, Randy Petersen, who is the founder of FlyerTalk, has got answers. He has set up the Q/A with Internet Brands (purchase of FlyerTalk) thread, which you can peruse to read all about the details of the sale of FlyerTalk directly from the source.

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