Cantor, Reuters Teaming Up To Buy Bridge?

VENDOR STRATEGIES

Speculation about prospective buyers of Bridge Information Systems Inc. continues to swirl: The latest and hottest rumor now has Cantor Fitzgerald L.P. teaming up with Reuters to make a pitch to purchase the vendor. Bridge, which has drawn the eyes of ADP (IMD, Nov. 21) and Dow Jones Telerate (IMD, Dec. 5) in recent weeks, has heard Cantor and Reuters come knocking on its door before -- but one source following the Bridge negotiations says that the interdealer-broker and market data vendor h