March 5, 2009

DATAllegro sales price: $275 million

According to a press release announcing a venture capitalist’s job change,

Microsoft purchased DATAllegro for $275 million

Technically, that needn’t shut down the rumor mill altogether, since given the way deals are structured and reported, it’s unlikely that Microsoft actually cut checks to DATAllegro stockholders in the aggregate amount of $275 million promptly after the close of the acquisition.

Still, it’s a data point of some weight.

Hat tip to Mark Myers.

Comments

3 Responses to “DATAllegro sales price: $275 million”

  1. Seth Grimes on March 5th, 2009 2:12 pm

    Colin White reported that figure back in August, with attribution to “the rumor mill”: http://www.b-eye-network.com/blogs/business_integration/archives/2008/08/major_changes_g.php

  2. Curt Monash on March 5th, 2009 10:23 pm

    I’ve heard a variety of different figures on the rumor mill, as well as some different things about terms/conditions.

    This is the first I felt was wroth actually posting. :)

    CAM

  3. Bence on March 6th, 2009 11:45 am

    So it means about 90 million USD per customer ;-)

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