"“It will take longer, cost more and have more problems, so for someone to do it there has to be significant synergies,” Moerdler said in an interview. For Moerdler and some Microsoft shareholders, that’s money they’d rather see used to pay for a higher dividend or share repurchase, he said.Salesforce's Cloud Prowess and High Cost Pose Dilemma for Microsoft - Bloomberg Business
The vast majority of Microsoft’s $95 billion in cash and short-term investments is held overseas, so another consideration would be the taxes owed if money were brought onshore to pay for the purchase of a U.S. company."
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Salesforce's Cloud Prowess and High Cost Pose Dilemma for Microsoft - Bloomberg Business
Salesforce speculation continues