TITLE

Vector Ups Corel Bid

AUTHOR(S)
Marino, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;11/16/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 46, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of private equity firm Vector Capital to increase its offer for software company Canadian Corel Corp. Vector has been trying to acquire Corel since 2003. According to the article, after the bid was raised, Corel shares traded past four U.S. dollars which show that buyers believe that Vector will fail again to acquire Corel.
ACCESSION #
45342661

 

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