Successful submissions will incorporate content from the PowerPoint and the posted articles! Itâ€™s doubtful that you need to go elsewhere. If you state a fact or opinion, cite the source. The work must be your own and not shared.
1. Why did Microsoft want to buy LinkedIn? (Iâ€™m asking what the strategy is. Is this a LBM or RBM story? Is it something else?) (3 pts)
2.What are the benefits of the merger and the drawbacks? Include comments about Microsoftâ€™s past acquisitions and integrations. (3 pts)
3. How can you substantiate the valuation? (I’m asking how to justify the price MSFT is paying.) Show some sort of math. (4 pts)