Google Goes After Yelp

Davis, Avram
December 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;12/28/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 52, p1
The article reports on the negotiation of Google Inc. with Yelp Inc. to acquire the business for as much as 500 million U.S. dollars. Michael Arrington, founder of TechCrunch, was the first to report about the deal. Ken Yager of MorrisAnderson revealed that Microsoft is also considering to make a bid for Yelp. News also emerged that Facebook is preparing to make a competitive bid for the company.


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