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45% of Leica’s Camera Division is up for Sale

By Canon Rumors | August 3, 2017

GoFundMe anyone? According to a report from Reuters, Blackstone is in talks to sell a 45% stake in Leica’s camera division. Who might be looking to buy in, other than me? (I’m a few hundred million euro short) Zeiss, some private equity firms and a few Asia based companies. From Reuters: Zeiss is potentially interested Read more…

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Sony a9 Mirrorless Camera Now Available for Preorder

By Canon Rumors | April 21, 2017

You can now preorder the brand new Sony a9 mirrorless camera. Shipping is expected to happen closer to the end of May. Lots of Canon shooters tend to use Sony’s full frame mirrorless cameras as part of their kit and that will probably continue with the a9. Preorder the Sony a9 Mirrorless Camera at B&H Photo

Canon Interested in Acquiring Panasonic’s Camera Division? [CR1]

By Canon Rumors | March 31, 2014

An article on Planet5D talking about Panasonic potentially dropping the Micro 4/3 system (except for the GH4) also mentions the possibility of Canon acquiring Panasonic’s camera division. We’ve heard various things in the past about Canon acquiring camera technologies and companies, but nothing has ever come of it. It’s usually been focused around medium format Read more…

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