TITLE

Skype Could be Bought from eBay

AUTHOR(S)
Marino, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;4/20/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 16, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals the interest of Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, the co-founders and former leaders of Internet-based telephone service Skype, to buy the asset back from online retailer eBay in 2009. Skype was sold to eBay in 2005 for about 4.1 billion dollars. The news surfaced after eBay bought a stake in online South Korean retailer Gmarket for 400 million dollars.
ACCESSION #
44127804

 

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