Google Acquires Motorola Mobility for $12.5B

Written on:August 15, 2011
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Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MMI) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Google will acquire Motorola Mobility for $40.00 per share in cash, or a total of about $12.5 billion, a premium of 63% to the closing price of Motorola Mobility shares on Friday, August 12, 2011. The transaction was unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies.

Google’s CEO Larry Page has confirmed that this acquisition will not change Google’s commitment to run Android as an open platform.

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