TITLE

Yahoo Big Investors May Back Microsoft

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;2/15/2008, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a research report which indicates that most of Yahoo's top institutional shareholders may be more interested in making sure Microsoft does not overpay for the web company because they have more money invested in the bigger software manufacturer. Financial risk management analysis firm RiskMetrics Group found that close to 90% of Yahoo's institutional shareholders have a cross-holding in Microsoft. An unsolicited $41.7 billion bid has been made by Microsoft to acquire Yahoo.
ACCESSION #
36876173

 

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