M/03/003 – Microsoft / Placeware

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Transaction details

Proposal whereby Microsoft Corporation would acquire all the voting securities of Placeware Inc.

Notification date Decision date
Monday February 17, 2003 Wednesday, April 9, 2003
Parties Involved Business activities

Develops, manufactures, and licenses, on a worldwide basis, a range of software products, operating systems, consumer software and sells hardware devices.


Operates in the Web conferencing sector, where it provides a software-based service..

Economic sector Media merger
Web Conferencing software No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Dermot Nolan

Tel: 01 804 5400 Email: mergers@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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