La noticia del día – Microsoft quiere comprar a Yahoo

Esta novedad esta cursando como polvora por todos los medios de información y en la blogsefera. Aquí la noticia desde el cuartel de Microsoft:

REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) today announced that it has made a proposal to the Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) Board of Directors to acquire all the outstanding shares of Yahoo! common stock for per share consideration of $31 representing a total equity value of approximately $44.6 billion. Microsoft’s proposal would allow the Yahoo! shareholders to elect to receive cash or a fixed number of shares of Microsoft common stock, with the total consideration payable to Yahoo! shareholders consisting of one-half cash and one-half Microsoft common stock. The offer represents a 62 percent premium above the closing price of Yahoo! common stock on Jan. 31, 2008.

Ahora solo falta esperar que Yahoo acepte esta propuesta y que pueda ser autorizada por las autoridades de los Estados Unidos.

Y aquí la nota de prensa oficial de Microsoft.

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