back to article Revealed: Soros Group behind mystery unit that gobbled Violin Memory

A Soros hedge fund vehicle made the winning bid at Violin Memory's January 23 auction. The winner, as we reported on Monday, was VM Bidco. Today, we can say that this organization was set up by the Soros Group, part of Soros Fund Management, and it fought off VMA LLC, ESW Capital and others. It won the three-day-long auction …

  1. Herby

    I guess...

    Violin memory is moving on...

  2. JustNiz

    Oh no! Now where can I go when I need more memory for my violin?

    1. DNTP

      Best Buy, their salespeople will likely take your request seriously, put your request into their product finder, offer to look for it in the back, try to upsell you on actual computer RAM that's "totally compatible" with your stringed instrument, and then offer a three year warranty at checkout.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    I can sure think of better uses for $14.5 million than that.

  4. Missing Semicolon Silver badge

    I wonder if there's some juicy IP in there...

    ... to batter the rest of the Storage Industry with...

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    I saw that Soros Fund lost over a $1bn for its clients betting against Trump..bwahaha

  6. silus

    Rather subdued article considering how many had been published with no other content than Mellor prematurely dancing on the grave of Violin/any other struggling company...

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