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Description: Yahoo! Inc. is leaning toward selling its Asian assets and redistributing the proceeds to shareholders, rather than selling itself to a group of buyers, according to five people familiar with the situation.

Source:  Bloomberg.com

Date: 10/29/2011

Link:   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-28/yahoo-said-to-lean-toward-dividend-buyback-instead-of-sale.html

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the main points presented in this report.
  • Do you think the decision under consideration would be good for shareholders?
  • Why does selling assets make sense to management at this time?

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