• Data Sheet-The Thinking Behind Broadcom's CA Technologies Acquisition

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Some people like buying houses in lots of different places. Larry Ellison comes to mind. Some companies like to buy businesses that have nothing to do with their own. Coca-Cola once owned Columbia Pictures, presumably on the assumption that marketing sugar water ought not be that different from marketing movies. General Electric owned an investment house, Kidder Peabody. Jack Welch famously hated the compensation plans for star bankers, a different bunch than salute-and-follow-orders GE managers.
    Broadcom, the semiconductor company formerly known as Avago, likes to buy things too. Given...
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