Novell's Stockholders approve Attachmate buyout but the Deal's far from done
Feb 22, 2011, 20:05 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Last week, Novell announced that its stockholders have
voted to adopt the previously announced merger with Attachmate and
Longview Software Acquisition Corp., a special purpose vehicle
formed by Attachmate designed to acquire all of Novell's stock. The
deal is still far from done though.
"Novell, which as Pamela Jones of Groklaw points out now
describes itself as "the leader in intelligent workload
management," instead of the producers of "best engineered, most
interoperable Linux platform.," still faces anti-trust inquires
from both the German Federal Cartel Office and the U.S. Department