Getty Images For Sale

The New York Times reports today that Getty Images has put itself up for sale. The newspaper quotes insiders as saying the company could be worth more than $1.5 billion. Getty has hired the investment banking firm of Goldman Sachs to work on the sale. Among the potential buyers are private equity firms such as Kohlberg Kravis Roberts. Final bids are due at the end of January. After more than a decade of growth, largely due to acquisitions, Getty has hit a rough patch of late. The company’s share