Analysts Doubt Yahoo and News Corp Will Marry

February 2008
Red Herring;2/14/2008, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports that Yahoo Inc. is in talks on a possible deal with News Corp. According to analysts, an alternative was unlikely to emerge to rival Microsoft's bid for Yahoo, now valued at $42.1 billion. News of the talks to combine their Web properties was first reported by the Silicon Alley Insider blog, which said one proposal would involve a cash infusion from Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. and an unnamed private equity fund. According to a source, Yahoo and New Corp. were talking about a deal but could not confirm any details.


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