PeopleSoft purchases JD

October 2003
IT Training;Oct2003, p12
Trade Publication
Following its recent acquisition of JD Edwards Co., PeopleSoft Inc. has purchased all the shares not tendered in its original exchange offer, in a bid to rapidly integrate the two firms.


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