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Citrix's share price took a sharp step in a pleasant directions after Bloomberg found “people familiar with the matter” willing to say the company is trying to sell itself. Shares went from a mid-afternoon $79 or so to $87 at around beer-o'clock, before settling to around $85. In mid-2015 activist investment outfit Elliot …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Is there a bundled plasterer?

    They need a plasterer bundled with the sale - to go after them and patch up the deep throws in the ceilings left by the stuck up noses. Is that a part of the sales bill?

    Disclaimer: they happen to be in my village so this is based on first hand observations. While some of that comes with the territory and is traditional for the East Anglia Swamps, they are one of the really fine examples of the genre

  2. RealBigAl

    It would not surprise me if Cisco did go after Citrix. Or at the very least tried to buy Netscaler from them. It'd fill a quite obvious gap in Cisco's network hardware offerings.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    Bound to be. They buy stuff people use, then wonder why people stop using it, so let it fester and die.

  4. hoola Silver badge

    Ahh, the Active iInvestor

    Yet again a bunch of parasitic "Investors" do everything they can to get a quick buck. Elliott are worse than bad, the absolute scum who have destroyed any number of viable companies for a quick buck.

  5. EnviableOne


    The Borg are in full purchase mode at the minute and attempting to "Pivot" to a software and services company, plus they have that sort of cash lying around, so it makes sense in a lot of ways.

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