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Will Yahoo Make Any New Deals? Watch For Who Fills the Corp M&A Role

Will Carol Bartz’s Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) make any big deal with MSFT, *AOL* or even *News Corp* ? The new CEO has indicated she is not as interested in a transformational search deal for the embattled internet giant. And now, the main M&A team exec who was leading the talks with *Microsoft* and others earlier last year, Gerald Horkan, Yahoo

One Response to “Will Yahoo Make Any New Deals? Watch For Who Fills the Corp M&A Role”

  1. WSJ got that one wrong. Gerald Horkan was VP of Corporate Strategy, reporting to Jerry Yang. The VP of M&A is Greg Mrva, who has reported to Blake Jorgensen since Toby Coppel (former SVP of Corporate Development and boss of Greg & Gerald) left to become head of Yahoo! Europe. FWIW, Greg and the M&A team are still intact.