"Two major investors in Caldera International, which
sells the Linux and Unix operating systems, will be able to sell
previously restricted stock, the company said in a regulatory
As a result of a Securities and Exchange Commission filing,
Tarantella will be able to sell 16 million Caldera shares through a
dealer or broker, while MTI Technology will be able to sell 5.3
million shares. Tarentella got its shares through the sale of its
Unix software to Caldera. MTI was an early investor.
"What this will allow is for them in an orderly way to sell
their shares if they want and when they want in the future,"
Caldera Chief Financial Officer Bob Bench said in an interview.
"That way we can work with them in placing those shares with
institutions that like our space now...as we and each of those two
large shareholders would like to work those shares on the
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