The Oracle From Oracle

Tunick, Britt Erica
February 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;2/7/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 5, p26
Trade Publication
Discusses Oracle Corp.'s hostile acquisition of competitor PeopleSoft Inc. Criticism of Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison's aggressive tactics; Role of Oracle deal in creating heightened awareness of companies' takeover defenses; Factors expected to aid in the drive for consolidation; Areas where bankers expect to see consolidation.


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