Answer the following questions on the Microsoft and LinkedIn merger-
- What happened? When? Ex: On …
- Who are the M&A players? Include a brief company background for both.
- What type/classification of M&A event is this? Explain in detail.
- What are the legal and regulatory issues? Explain.
- What are the integration issues? (technology, culture, unions, etc.) Be specific.
- What is the pre-acquisition EVA style quadrant of the bidding and target firms?