Microsoft Makes $1.2B Fast Move

Schachter, Ken
January 2008
Red Herring;1/8/2008, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the tender offer made by Microsoft for Norwegian firm Fast Search & Transfer. The deal, worth $1.2 billion, is supported by the board of directors of Fast and two institutional shareholders. The offer could defeat suitors for Fast's rivals including Autonomy of Cambridge, England and Endeca of Cambridge, Massachusetts.


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