Microsoft offered Yahoo $44.6 billion for their entire company in 2008, but Yahoo thought it wasn't enough money
Yahoo ended up selling to Verizon for $4.83 billion in 2016
Breaking News: Verizon will sell Yahoo and AOL for $5 billion, giving up on its digital-media ambitions in the face of competition from Google and Facebook. https://t.co/UqqyAuSDxr
Verizon selling the company that leaked billions of your emails to the private equity firm run until recently by Jared Kushner’s pal Leon Black, who funded Jeffrey Epstein. #HINT https://t.co/dDiu8wrado
(Expresado en $ del 2021). En el 2008 Microsoft ofertó a Yahoo! 55.300 M$ para comprarla, y la oferta fue rechazada. En el 2017 Verizon compró Yahoo! por 5.184 M$. Y ahora el fondo Apollo Global ha adquirido Yahoo! por 5.000 M$. Las vueltas que da la vida.
Verizon sold AOL and Yahoo to Apollo Global today for $5 billion...less than half what it originally paid for the two media companies
But that is far from the worst acquisition ever
Here are 10 of the biggest M&A flops of all time
“In 2019, Verizon sold the social media site Tumblr to WordPress parent company Automattic for $3 million. Yahoo acquired Tumblr for $1.1 billion just six years earlier.” — @Adweek
Verizon to sells Yahoo, AOL for $5 billion, turn focus to 5G network growth | Just The News https://t.co/Nxaihw9ftS
Verizon is selling Yahoo and AOL. At this point you can probably pick em up for like $20 if you've ever wanted a crumbling and outdated media empire. https://t.co/7G8LO8pDPM
As you've seen, private equity firm Apollo has agreed to buy Yahoo & AOL from Verizon — and that also includes TechCrunch. I have no idea what it means for the future. But until then, I've still got stories to write and I can't wait to share them with you.
1. AOL x Time Warner
2000: AOL merges with Time Warner in a $165 billion deal
2015: Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion
Loss: AOL written off for $99 billion in 2002
Lesson: Poor timing, bad cultures, and dial-up internet make for a nasty combo. Easily the worst merger ever.
Yahoo is being sold by Verizon, its parent company. Read about how Yahoo came to be known as an internet villain, in this @kait_tiffany
story from last month: https://t.co/3WH6snpWUZ
Verizon said it has agreed to sell its media unit, that includes Yahoo and AOL, to Apollo Global Management for $5 billion, as it looks to offload its digital media business https://t.co/kdHESRTX3Z
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My soul floating away from my corporeal form sitting next to my mom as she fights with the Verizon salesman about 5G https://t.co/q0SimBAQ3M
PE Firm Apollo Is Buying Verizon Media For $5 Billion ... and the new company will be called Yahoo! (really) https://t.co/ybEzV6o0lF
And there you have it my Canadian friends. The REAL reason Rogers Cable pleaded to keep Verizon OUT of Canada. #Weasels https://t.co/mYDkDh8nd0
Next up: The @Suns
go with Verizon, which was in the news today for offloading Yahoo and AOL in a $5 billion deal. Think they kept the backboard ad?
Loyalty for encouraging me to move to @Verizon
after 25 years #mobile #iPhone #Wireless #5G
Will visit my local stores and their new account teams this week
I’d been pushing my firm to carve-out an asset from Verizon/Yahoo. We had traction/engagement from them, and then they went cold a few months back.
Now I know why. Lesson for the people focused on sourcing, pick your spots.