Microsoft 'Moving On,' But Deal Won't Go Away

Schachter, Ken
May 2008
Red Herring;5/6/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the failed merger of Microsoft and Yahoo. Shares of Yahoo remained buoyant, suggesting that Wall Street believes a deal still could be revived. Microsoft had offered $33 per share for the Internet company, while Yahoo chief executive Jerry Yang had staked out a $37 per share price. Brian Hall, general manager of Microsoft's Windows Live business group, acknowledged that a merger could have accelerated growth in Microsoft's online businesses, but they are moving on from the Yahoo discussion.


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