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Control Changes

Control Changes

Motorola’s SEC Filings Hinted at Google Acquisition Back in March

Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha.

Google’s announcement of its $12.5 billion Motorola buy blindsided the tech and Wall Street press this morning, suggest it either kept the deal very tightly under wraps–which the Goog is not known for being good at–or it happened very quickly. But Motorola started hinting at an acquisition as far back as March, according to SEC filings dug up by the fine print experts at Footnoted, in which the company started playing with its severance packages in the event of a “change in control,” suggesting serious talks with Google may be months old. Read More