Why SAP Bought Sybase For $5.8 Billion
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SAP, the big German enterprise software company based in Walldorf, German says it is buying Dublin, Calif.-based database & enterprise software company, Sybase for $5.8 billion or roughly $65 a share, a 44 percent premium over three-month stock price of Sybase. According to the terms of the deal, Sybase is going to operate as a stand-alone company. SAP is funding the deal with cash-on hand and a 2.74 Billon Euro loan.
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