Apple prepared for Universal bid despite scepticism from analysis

April 2003
Music Week;4/26/2003, Issue 16, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of computer company Apple Computer Inc. to prepare for a bid with Universal Records, despite confirmation from a senior Vivendi executive on the billion-dollar offer of the computer company for the music business in the U.S. Denial of an Apple executive over the claim of Vivendi director Claude Bebear regarding Apple's billion-dollar offer; Allegations of a possible turnover of Universal.


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