Opalis


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Acquisition date: 12/11/2009
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Price: undisclosed
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Opalis

Teamprise


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Acquisition date: 11/09/2009
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Price: undisclosed
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Teamprise

DATAllegro


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Acquisition date: 07/24/2008
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Price: Undisclosed
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DATAllegro

Local investments are not an interest


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Trend report: 06/20/2008
Trend review: By viewing the trendsactions portfolios, we can suggest local routes expansions are not to hold an interest by Google, Microsoft nor Yahoo. In the last 3 years, those falling under this category were ..more»


Local investments are not an interest

Microsoft’s main business interests during the last 3 years


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Trend report: 06/14/2008
Trend review: Since 2005 Microsoft has added to its acquisition portfolio companies that deal with applications (15), advertising (8), office (7) and search (5). Out of all those acquisitions, 4 of the acquired companies are considered “big shots (4): Fast (search), Aquantive (advertising), Spring Source (applications) and - Facebook shares (social media).


Microsoft’s main business interests during the last 3 years

Google is a slow shopper relatively to Microsoft


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Trend report: 05/25/2008
Trend review: Since the beginning of 2007 Google has acquired 16 companies. During this time, Microsoft has been doing some heavy purchasing, mostly to build out its on-line presence– has acquired 24 companies: 15 companies during 2007 , and another 9 companies this year 2008.


Google is a slow shopper relatively to Microsoft