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Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2bn

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 13 June 16

Professional social network to become part of Microsoft's productivity division; LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner to keep his job.

Microsoft on Monday agreed to acquire LinkedIn for US$26.2 billion (€23.3 billion), bringing a 433 million-strong audience of professional networkers to its productivity apps and services. Funded primarily by new debt, the deal will see LinkedIn become part of Microsoft's Productivity and Business Processes division…

Microsoft on Monday agreed to acquire LinkedIn for US$26.2 billion (€23.3 billion), bringing a 433 million-strong audience of professional networkers to its productivity apps and services. Funded primarily by new debt, the deal will see LinkedIn become part of Microsoft's Productivity and Business Processes division…

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