Naspers Buys 28.7% Stake In DST For $388M and Mail.ru Equity

Posted Jul 15, 2010

South African media company Naspers has acquired 28.7% in Digital Sky Technologies (DST) for $388 million and a 39.3% stake in Mail.ru. DST now has 99.9% ownership in Mail.ru. Russian investment DST company is best known for investing in social networks. DST bought 1.96% of Facebook for $200 million and bought a $180 million stake in Zynga. DST also bought out ICQ from AOL recently and has equity in Groupon. [paidContent]