Brief Thoughts On How The IBM Acquisition Machine Works
The NY Times has a great short article up titled The I.B.M. Acquisition Machine: A Seller’s Perspective. It has several quotes from Pierre Haren, the co-founder of CEO of Ilog which IBM acquired on Monday for $340 million.
I’ve been involved in the sale of two companies to IBM. While a brief article, the comments Haren makes ring 100% true with my experience.