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Buy History, an Australian online retailer, has bought Amazon’s acquisition of the ABC news site.
Buy History has a history of acquiring Australian news sites from Australian news publishers and selling the acquired properties to a number of international news outlets.
In 2017, Buy History bought the Herald Sun from Fairfax Media, acquiring the Herald Media brand, and purchased The Age, The Courier-Mail and The Age Weekly in 2018.
Buy Times, a New York-based news website that has an extensive archive of Australian and international news, bought The Australian last year.
In 2018, the Times bought The Age and The Australian, respectively.
Buy Books Australia bought the Australian edition of HarperCollins Australia, but did not buy the Australian editions of the Times, The Australian or Fairfax newspapers.
The Australian is a digital newspaper that does not publish in print.
The Times, the Australian and Fairfax newspapers are owned by News Corp Australia.
The company has a substantial Australian newspaper business.
The Herald Sun owns the Australian weekly, which was sold in 2018 to a group of private equity firms including the Carlyle Group.
The Carlyle group owns Fairfax Media and the Australian newspaper group, The Australia.
Buyer-seller relationship Buy History’s acquisition is the latest in a string of acquisitions by foreign media companies, including a recent $10 million acquisition by Chinese media company Huayuan for the English-language version of the New York Times.
It is also a new acquisition by a US-based media company, MediaVentures.
In December, media company Sky News bought the English version of The Australian for $6.4 million.
The deal is expected to close in 2019.