While Gamestop is still one of the leading sellers of video game media, the company has made no secret of its recent downturns on investment and capital. Perhaps its for these reasons that the rumor mill has been whispering of a possible takeover of the corporation by a private equity firm. The move makes sound business sense, with outlets like theStreet.com predicting offers going as high as $4.94 billion, a 33% premium on Gamestop’s current market value of $3.27 billion.
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