Into Yahoo’s final chapter as an autonomous entity
By signing the nondisclosure pact, Microsoft will get a closer look at Yahoo’s books. This time around, however, it is unlikely to pursue its own takeover attempt. Instead, it may aid others.
A growing number of parties have signed confidentiality pacts with Yahoo, an indication that there is dwindling resistance to certain requirements of the agreement, including one that prevents potential bidders from talking to each other.