Friday, December 09, 2005

Xmas thought

Holiday Musings
For the past couple years Captiva has sent out this animated Christmas card depicting Reynolds Claus alleviating the sufferings of poor Bob Cratchit by delivering forms processing software to help him catch up on his paperwork and make it home in time for Xmas. We are eagerly awaiting this year’s rendition. Based on the timing of the EMC acquisition, is there a chance it will feature Tucci-Claus delivering a bag of $ 275 million in cash to Reynolds and all the other shareholders that have apparently been good this year?

Thursday, December 01, 2005

Captiva EMC Proxy

Here's an interesting link to Captiva's proxy discussing EMC's intent to aquire Captiva. It seems Captiva had been actively looking to sell the company since early 2004, but at that time could only get a $14 per share offer.