MICROSOFT BUYS LINKEDIN for 26.2 billion. MICROSOFT will pay $196 per share

It’s been just announced on Monday that Microsoft will going to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, the Microsoft will pay $196 per share for the LINKEDIN. Jeff Weiner

will continue his job as CEO of the social network for professionals, but under the direct authority of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

The deal is expected to be completed in 2016 .


Integration of  LinkedIn into existing Microsoft software

Microsoft Linkedin



“This deal between Microsoft and Linkedin will  brings together the world’s professional cloud with the world’s  professional network,” Nadella wrote in the email that he sent to his staff. “I have been learning about LinkedIn for some time while also reflecting on how networks can truly differentiate cloud servic
es. It’s clear to me that the LinkedIn team has grown a fantastic business and an impressive network of more than 433 million professionals.”


Current Prices

microsoft and linkedin pricing

Table of Microsoft and Linkedin on 6/13/2016

You can read Microsoft’s full announcement here

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