Google looking to sell Zagat: report

01/03/18 02:32 PM EST

Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)(GOOGL) is considering selling the Zagat restaurant-reviews property six years after acquiring it. Google, which reportedly paid more than $100 million for the property, has talked with multiple interested parties about selling Zagat, Reuters reported Wednesday ( based on anonymous sources. Google bought the service after reportedly exploring the purchase of Yelp Inc. (YELP) and Groupon Inc. (GRPN), and eventually reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission resulting from the search engine's use of content from sites like Yelp. Yelp recently formally accused Google of breaking the rules ( it agreed to in that settlement. Alphabet class A and class C shares hit all-time intraday highs in Wednesday's trading session.

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