TITLE

Microsoft May Borrow to Buy Yahoo

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;2/5/2008, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of Microsoft to borrow money for the first time in its history to fund a portion of its $44.6 billion unsolicited offer for Yahoo Inc. Microsoft also said it expects Yahoo's board to agree to the deal quickly, but Yahoo said that it expects to take quite a bit of time to weigh all of its strategic options including remaining independent. A source familiar with Yahoo's strategy said it is considering a business alliance with Google Inc. to fend off Microsoft's offer.
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36876066

 

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