Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Brier Dudley's Blog | Take Microsoft private: It's been considered | Seattle Times Newspaper

An interesting permutation

Instead of throwing free cash into that black hole, Microsoft could use it to cover refinancing costs and share the rest with employees. It would be a better incentive than middling stock awards and could even start churning out Microsoft millionaires again.

Going private isn't that far-fetched. Dell's been thinking about this and will reportedly discuss it again during a board meeting next month.

Brier Dudley's Blog | Take Microsoft private: It's been considered | Seattle Times Newspaper

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