LinkedIn Schedules Special Shareholder Meeting For Microsoft Acquisition

By Wallace WitkowskiMarketsMarketWatch Pulse

LinkedIn Corp said late Friday it was holding a special meeting of shareholders Aug. 19 to vote on the social network's acquisition by Microsoft Corp. . Shareholders are entitled to $196 cash for each share of LinkedIn, the company said. Back in June, LinkedIn said Microsoft had offered $26.2 billion for the company.

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