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LinkedIn-Microsoft deal- In Short

Alphabet, Oracle, IBM and Salesforce also tried to acquire LinkedIn but finally Microsoft grabbed the deal at $26.2 Bn. It is absolutely essential to have alignment on two things in any M&A: Purpose and structure. 753 more words

Jeff Weiner

Understanding the Microsoft - LinkedIn Acquisition

Every now and then I keep an eye open for things that would make even someone averse to technology, sit back, take notice and discuss that… 432 more words

Technology

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft Corporation and LinkedIn Corporation has announced this Monday that an agreement has been made under which Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion.

LinkedIn will retain its distinct brand, culture and independence. 301 more words

Microsoft

Salesforce Lost Out To Microsoft in Blockbuster LinkedIn Acquisition

Salesforce considered making a bid for LinkedIn that would have derailed the business social network’s blockbuster $26.2 billion acquisition by Microsoft earlier this week, according news reports on Thursday. 30 more words

Salesforce Lost Out To Microsoft in Blockbuster LinkedIn Acquisition

Salesforce considered making a bid for LinkedIn that would have derailed the business social network’s blockbuster $26.2 billion acquisition by Microsoft earlier this week, according news reports on Thursday. 30 more words

Business

Salesforce Lost Out To Microsoft in Blockbuster LinkedIn Acquisition

Salesforce considered making a bid for LinkedIn that would have derailed the business social network’s blockbuster $26.2 billion acquisition by Microsoft earlier this week, according… 206 more words

Tech

LinkedIn is the Rorschach test of Silicon Valley

Microsoft framed its planned $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn as a way to improve its software offerings to businesses. And the deal is widely seen… 361 more words