Irish Businessman Invests $10 Million in Chicago Sun-Times Owner's Aggrego Venture

By: Jim Romenesko |

Irish billionaire Denis O’Brien is putting $10 million into the Chicago Sun-Times owner’s Aggrego news service, which uses young, nonunion reporters to cover Chicago suburbs.

O’Brien, who founded cellular service firm Digicel Group in 2001, also has investments in radio, aircraft leasing, golf and other industries worldwide, reports Crain’s media reporter Lynne Marek. He’s said to be worth $5.2 billion.


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