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CNBC’s Simon Hobbs sells West Chelsea pad for $3.9M

Big Pharma exec Giovanni Caforio is the buyer
By Hiten Samtani | October 06, 2015 05:15PM

Will he buy Apple stock with the proceeds?

CNBC anchor Simon Hobbs, who accidentally outed Apple CEO Tim Cook during an interview last year, closed on the sale of his West Chelsea pad for $3.9 million.City property records filed Tuesday show that Giovanni Caforio, CEO of pharmaceutical firm Bristol-Myers Squibb, is the buyer of the 2,177-square-foot pad at 459 West 18th Street. StreetEasy says the apartment is configured as a two-bedroom unit.

Douglas Elliman’s Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes had the listing, which was priced at $3.995 million.