Microsoft Ready to Deal--With Icahn

Schachter, Ken
July 2008
Red Herring;7/7/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that Microsoft is willing to make a deal with Yahoo if its shareholders can unseat its board of directors. The company revealed that it has negotiated with billionaire investor Carl Icahn. The firm notes that it cannot reach a deal with Yahoo's current management and board but it would be interested in discussing a major transaction with a new board after the shareholder election.


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