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Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent have confirmed rumours about a possible merger by saying it will happen, as “The two companies have entered into a memorandum of understanding under which Nokia will make an offer for all of the equity securities issued by Alcatel-Lucent”. Each Alca-Lu share will be exchanged for 0.55 of a new Nokia …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Nokia's autocratic N. Europe business style, combined with Alcatel-Lucent's French heritage, there's a car crash just waiting to happen. French on strike in 3...2...1...

  2. teebol

    Shareholders

    A CEO's job is not to create shareholder value. It's to run a company well. ALU has had a hard time with that and this merger looks as disastrous as the last one. At least Bell Labs gets to live.

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