Bonneville Turns From Game To Hunter, Agrees To Buy Market Information From United Telecom


Bonneville Telecommunications Co. has suddenly turned from the would-be acquired to the would-be acquirer. Bonneville has agreed in principle to purchase a chief rival, Market Information, Inc., from United Telecommunications, Inc. The acquisition would make Bonneville one of the largest commodities industry quote vendors, and would position it to make a run at Knight-Ridder's Commodity News Services, Inc.

Separately, Bonneville has signed a deal to deliver McGraw-Hill's S&P Ticker III quote

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