Is the Belfast Telegraph interested in its own fate?

So the ex-KGB man has closed the deal to buy the Independent for a £. What’s the Belfast Telegraph worth then? In the paper’s own lift of the story, not a word was carried about its future. Did anybody notice on the newsdesk?

Former BBC journalist and manager in Belfast, Manchester and London, Editor Spolight; Political Editor BBC NI; Current Affairs Commissioning editor BBC Radio 4; Editor Political and Parliamentary Programmes, BBC Westminster; former London Editor Belfast Telegraph. Hon Senior Research Fellow, The Constitution Unit, Univ Coll. London