- What's Next For Microsoft and Yahoo?
- Microsoft Withdraws Yahoo Bid
- Rhetoric Intensifies as Yahoo and Microsoft Reach Crucial Impasse
- Could News Corp. Be Yahoo’s White Knight?
- Yahoo Board Rejects Microsoft Bid; Surveys Options
By Mike Caggeso Associate Editor Carl Icahn is adding to his reputation as a boardroom bully. In a letter to Yahoo Inc.' (YHOO) Chairman Roy Bostock, the billionaire investor threatened to seek control of the board and resuscitate takeover talks with Microsoft Corp. (MSFT). Two weeks ago, Yahoo Chairman of the Board and co-founder Jerry […]
By Jason Simpkins Associate Editor Shares of Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) tumbled 15% yesterday (Monday) to close at $24.37 a share as investors responded to Saturday's news that Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) would drop its $47.5 billion dollar bid for the beleaguered search engine firm. But the tough times are just beginning for Yahoo, which must now […]
From Staff Reports Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) last Saturday yanked its $44.6 billion bid for struggling Internet-search pioneer Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) after the two companies were unable to come to terms over the buyout price. In a statement, the software giant said it failed to win over Yahoo's board of directors - even after boosting its […]
By Jason Simpkins Associate Editor Over the past several days Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) and Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) have reached a critical impasse in takeover negotiations. Ultimately, to make a deal, Microsoft might be forced to take its offer directly to Yahoo shareholders in the form of a proxy contest, or simply raise its offer to […]
By Jennifer Yousfi Managing Editor Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Jerry Yang sent a love note to shareholders yesterday (Thursday) explaining why the board of directors and management formally rejected Microsoft Corp.'s (MSFT) $44.6 billion hostile takeover offer. In the letter, Yang outlined the reasons why he feels Microsoft's offer undervalues Yahoo's […]
By Jason Simpkins Associate Editor Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) formally rejected Microsoft Corp.'s (MSFT) $44.6 billion takeover offer, yesterday (Monday). At the same time, speculation involving possible tie-ups with other industry leaders such as Time Warner Inc.'s (TWX) AOL and Google Inc. (GOOG) resurfaced. After 10 days of review, Yahoo's board unanimously decided that the $31 […]