|Date: ||Tue, 28 Jul 2009 10:21:34 -0700|
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|From: ||SAS_learner <proccontents@GMAIL.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: OT: SPSS & IBM|
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How would this come to have affect on SAS with SPSS and WPS in IBM
support.SAS might feel the heat ? Is this time SAS has to worry about
reducing the pricing ??
On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 6:28 AM, Mike Zdeb <email@example.com> wrote:
> hi ... fyi ...
> Monster Merger: IBM Buys SPSS For Approx. $1.2 Billion In Cash Deal
> IBM is buying analytics software and solutions provider SPSS in an all cash
> transaction at a price of $50/share -
> a 42 percent premium to Monday's closing price of $35.09 on Nasdaq -
> resulting in a total cash consideration
> in the merger of approximately $1.2 billion. The acquisition is subject to
> SPSS shareholder approval,
> regulatory clearances and other closing conditions, and is expected to
> close later in the second half of 2009.
> and ...
> Mike Zdeb
> U@Albany School of Public Health
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> Rensselaer, New York 12144-3456
> P/518-402-6479 F/630-604-1475