Microsoft Acquires LinkedIn in $26.2 Billion Deal

by David Cohen
Microsoft announced Monday morning that it has agreed to acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share, or $26.2 billion. The two companies said in a press release that Jeff Weiner will remain CEO of LinkedIn, reporting to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and that LinkedIn co-founder, chairman and controlling shareholder Reid Hoffman and Weiner “fully support this transaction.Read the full article

Satya Nadella and Jeff Weiner on Microsoft acquiring LinkedIn

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner discuss Microsoft's acquisition of LinkedIn. Learn more at: http://news.microsoft.com/?p=298414