Description: Hewlett-Packard’s bid to gobble up Palm Inc. could shake up alliances in the personal computer industry, as other players in the sector figure out their play in a rapidly-changing smartphone arena, analysts say.
Questions for discussion:
- Do you agree with the analysis presented?
- Is this a good deal for stockholders of each firm?
- From a financial management point of view, what will the consequences be for the newly structured organization?
- Will there be cash flow concerns? Explain your thinking?