Friday, December 07, 2012

Bids for Google's Motorola Set-Top Box Business Due Soon - WSJ.com

That would be for what remains of the General Instrument business for which Motorola paid $17B (not inflation-adjusted) in early 2000
"Cable-equipment maker Arris Group Inc. and private-equity firms are expected to bid, these people said. Set-top box maker Pace  and Technicolor SA, a video-technology company, could also bid, they said.
Two people involved in the process said they expected bids to be between $1.5 billion and $2 billion, while another said they could go as high as $2.5 billion. One of the people said that Google has indicated it could help finance a deal."
Bids for Google's Motorola Set-Top Box Business Due Soon - WSJ.com
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