That figure compares to an appraised value of $295 billion as at the end of August. Fidelity was among a small group of global investors that bought into Ant three years ago.
Ant's initial public offering was canceled in spectacular fashion last November and Chinese regulators later ordered the enterprise to convert into a financial holding company, denting Ant's appeal in the eyes of investors.
The unit, HMH Books and Media, will be operated by News Corp's publishing division HarperCollins Publishers, and will give it access to over 7,000 titles including novels from writers like George Orwell, J.R.R. Tolkien and Robert Penn Warren.
The Wall Street Journal first reported the deal on Sunday.
"I think the dollar and financial markets will be less of a focus, in terms of verbal rhetoric, for the Treasury secretary and the key focus will be getting policy implemented in terms of fiscal relief."
Northwestern University, where Epstein had taught until 2003, was quick to distance itself from him, saying in a statement that the article "casts unmerited aspersion on Dr Jill Biden's rightful public claiming of her doctoral credentials and expertise."