Verizon to Announce $4.8 Billion Acquisition of Yahoo Tomorrow?

Verizon to Announce $4.8 Billion Acquisition of Yahoo Tomorrow?

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Verizon will announce on Monday that it plans to acquire Yahoo's core assets for $4.8 billion, reports Bloomberg. The acquisition does not include Alibaba or Yahoo Japan which are worth about $40 billion.

News of the takeover is expected to come before the market opens, said a person with direct knowledge of the situation who asked not to be identified because the information isn’t public. The deal includes Yahoo real estate assets, while some intellectual property is to be sold separately, the person said. Yahoo will be left with its stakes in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Yahoo Japan Corp., with a combined market value of about $40 billion.

Rival parties interested in purchasing Yahoo included: AT&T, Bain Capital, Vista Equity Partners, TPG and Advent International, and others.

No word yet on what will be done with Alibaba and Yahoo Japan.

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Verizon to Announce $4.8 Billion Acquisition of Yahoo Tomorrow?
SayingWhatEveryonesThinking - July 24, 2016 at 9:48pm
Who is coming up with this number??? Yahoo's value is zero. Verizon is going to need to raise their rates again.
Befriend - July 25, 2016 at 12:10am
I can see how their attempt at that is going to go down!
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