Investors should take the money and run before this fragile deal collapses.
News & Analysis: Xerox Corporation
The iconic but aging photocopier maker really, really wants to amiably team up with the similarly aged computer brand.
XRX earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2019.
The office machinery expert's stock nearly doubled thanks to a reasonably successful turnaround effort, capped by a strange hostile takeover bid for a larger rival.
The markets started Monday morning mixed.
Corporate integrations are already tricky, but doubts about the value of combining Xerox and HP (and the current ill will) only makes this proposed merger messier.
HP rejected a buyout offer from Xerox, and the merger of Bristol-Myers Squibb and Celgene will complete this week.
This merger could still work out, but the final offer would have to be very different -- and perhaps sent in the opposite direction.
The proposed $33 billion merger won’t breathe new life into either aging tech brand.
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