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Microsoft strikes $26.2 billion deal to acquire LinkedIn

19th June, 2016
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Satya Nadella, chief executive, Microsoft, is upbeat on LinkedIn

Microsoft has announced plans to acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share in a $26.2 billion deal.

“The LinkedIn team has grown a fantastic business centred on connecting the world’s professionals. Together we can accelerate the growth of LinkedIn, as well as Microsoft Office 365 and Dynamics as we seek to empower every person and organisation on the planet.”

Satya Nadella, chief executive, Microsoft

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