26 Sep '11, 3am

I've got a great strategy for Yahoo to earn $25B, go back in time and don't turn down the $44.6B Microsoft offered

I've got a great strategy for Yahoo to earn $25B, go back in time and don't turn down the $44.6B Microsoft offered

The most severe measure Microsoft could take would be to use its right as a Yahoo shareholder to try replacing the board of directors at Yahoo's annual elections, which begin Wednesday, with people sympathetic to Microsoft's high-payout offer, a move that could be made until March 14 when the Yahoo board election process ends. All 10 of Yahoo's board of director seats come up for election each year, timing Microsoft may have had in mind when making its initial offer according to some analysts. Should Microsoft pursue this proxy takeover measure it could set a strong tone by doing so as early as Wednesday, or instead wait and see how negotiations move forward before the March 14 deadline. Yahoo could choose to file antitrust complaints against Microsoft should it take this approach.

Full article: http://www.searchengineworld.com/microsoft/3456864.htm

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