NEW YORK TIMES -- July 27 -- FriendFinder Inc. gets 140k new registrants a day, and $200 million in annual revenue. But AdultFriendFinder helps people meet for sex. The explicit photographs and language has put off mainstream investors. Now several former Wall Street investors specialize in marrying mainstream money with explicit material. Sex entertainment companies can be purchased at a discount because of less competition driving up prices. Some companies have been repackaged in a more conventional way to make them more attractive to investors. FULL ARTICLE @ NEW YORK TIMES
Mark Brooks: I would not be surprised if a deal was on the table for FriendFinder. Will Dr Conru sell his baby? It's got to be worth North of $1billion at this stage.