Quora Question: Why is Microsoft Acquiring LinkedIn?


Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we’ll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more about the partnership here. Answer from Kevin Hu, venture and growth investor: The announced purchase price of LinkedIn is $26.2 billion, all cash deal, for $196 per share…

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