LinkedIn’s shares soared 48 per cent to US$194 in early New York Stock Exchange trading whereas Microsoft shed 4 per cent after the deal was announced. Photo: AP

Microsoft buys LinkedIn for US$26.2b in its largest deal

Offer represents 49.5 per cent premium to LinkedIn’s Friday closing price

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LinkedIn’s shares soared 48 per cent to US$194 in early New York Stock Exchange trading whereas Microsoft shed 4 per cent after the deal was announced. Photo: AP
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