Yahoo Fine Print: Up to $250M Breakup Fee

Schachter, Ken
June 2008
Red Herring;6/13/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decline of the shares of Yahoo following its disclosure that Microsoft had ended its talks with the Internet company for a possible merger. Microsoft has offered to buy Yahoo for $44.6 billion and later sweetened its offer to $47.5 billion before withdrawing the deal after two months of bargaining. Yahoo has also disclosed details on its 4-year advertising deal with Google. Yahoo expects the deal with Google to generate about $800 million in additional revenue annually.


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