On Monday morning, Microsoft surprised the world with the announcement that they’d pay $26.2 billion or $196.00 cash per share or $60.50 each for 433 million LinkedIn active users.
“For comparison purposes, at current market caps, Facebook’s 1.65 billion users are worth $194.30 each. Twitter’s 310 million active users are valued at $31.65 a pop.” – San Francisco Business Times.
As Microsoft makes a huge move into enterprise social media, you can see the actual presentation shared by both companies on the morning of the announcement. Published by TechCrunch, it racked up 35k shares in less than 24 hours. For the vision: “World’s Leading Professional Cloud + World’s Leading Professional Network,” click here.
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