September 4, 2001

HP and Compaq: A survival merger

Author: JT Smith

Commentary at ZDNet: "The proposed merger between Hewlett-Packard and Compaq takes two giant computer
companies and makes them into one even more giant computer company with a mathematical
market capitalization of $67 billion, and mathematical sales of $91 billion. But what sort of
company is it after the merger is done, and what sort of future does it have?"


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