Starboard vindicated as Microsoft buy AOL portfolio for $1 billion plus 09 Apr 12
Joff Wild So Starboard Value was correct. The AOL patent portfolio is worth $1 billion. In fact, it's actually worth a little bit more than that: today it has been announced that Microsoft has agreed to pay $1.056 billion for the 800 patents and will license another 300. In February Starboard, which owns over 5% of AOL, wrote to the company’s board...
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