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  • Another Round in Carly vs. Walter (Details of HP merger trial)

    04/24/2002 10:12:37 AM PDT · by Jack Black · 4 replies · 256+ views ^ | 4/23/2002 | Monica Rivituso
    Another Round in Carly vs. Walter By Monica Rivituso April 23, 2002 IT STILL ISN'T a done deal. Hewlett-Packard's (HWP) proposed acquisition of Compaq Computer (CPQ) has been a tough sell ever since it was announced back in September. The $20 billion deal championed by Chief Executive Carly Fiorina met bitter resistance from Walter Hewlett, an H-P board member and son of the late co-founder William Hewlett. And now, after aggressive campaigning by both sides, a close shareholder vote and a declaration of victory by H-P, the contest has landed in court. In this merger battle's latest twist, Hewlett is...