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  • Former H-P CEO Léo Apotheker + floating giant head

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    H-P Wasn’t Going To Let A Little Fraud Stand In The Way Of Acquiring Autonomy

    There’s a lot going on in today’s Wall Street Journal story about how Hewlett-Packard “missed a chance to back away” from its acquisition of Autonomy – which H-P now thinks did a lot of revenue recognition fraud and on which it has taken zillions of dollars of writedowns – but this description of the board’s […]

    / Jan 22, 2013 at 1:25 PM
  • No no guys this one is different

    News

    Autonomy’s Bankers Were A Little Too Good At Their Jobs

    What do you think of this? Meanwhile, the most controversial banker involved in the HP-Autonomy deal, Frank Quattrone of Qatalyst, represented Autonomy and played a key role in getting HP to pay a high price. … Analysts almost uniformly deemed the $11.1 billion he got HP to pay for Autonomy as overly rich – a […]

    / Nov 21, 2012 at 12:04 PM

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