Thursday, March 01, 2007

ORCL acquires HYSL: $3.3B

"Hyperion (Nasdaq Global Select:HYSL), a leading global provider of performance management software solutions today announced that it has agreed to be acquired by Oracle Corporation through a cash tender offer for $52.00 per share, or approximately $3.3 billion."

"The acquisition of Hyperion makes Oracle the category leader in the high growth enterprise performance management market," said Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. "Hyperion's EPM software coupled with Oracle's Business Intelligence (BI) tools and analytic applications form an end-to-end performance management system that includes planning, budgeting, consolidation, operational analytics and compliance reporting."

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