Company to Make Large Purchase of Maine Land 

A company with ties to billionaire media mogul John Malone is slated to buy more than 900,000 acres of forest land in Maine and New Hampshire. BBC Land LLC is set to complete the purchase Feb. 1 from current owner GMO Renewable Resources. The acreage includes 900,000 acres in eastern and western Maine and more than 20,000 acres in New Hampshire. The new owner will continue to manage the property as a working forest and allow public access for recreation. State documents list John Malone ofEnglewood, Colo., as the company’s only manager. Malone is chairman of Liberty Media, an Englewood-based company with diverse interests that include cable channel QVC, the Atlanta Braves baseball team and Sirius XM satellite radio. (AP)