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CEO Marc Benioff says Salesforce's $27.7 billion acquisition of Slack brings his 'ultimate vision' for workplace collaboration to life

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Salesforce is buying workplace chat app Slack for the huge sum of $27.7 billion and CEO Marc Benioff say that the deal is the culmination of one of his decades-long goals: To make Salesforce into a hub for productivity and collaboration for business people.
"What this is all about is the value of the social enterprise," Benioff said on a call with analysts after the announcement, "And creating this incredible idea that you have this amazing hub of productivity, of collaboration and integration and applications that now leverage all this amazing data."
Salesforce got...
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Salesforce to buy work chat service Slack for $27.7 billion

Salesforce to buy work chat service Slack for $27.7 billion

1 month ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

Business software pioneer Salesforce.com is buying work-chatting service Slack for $27.7 billion in a deal aimed at giving the two companies a better shot at competing against longtime industry powerhouse Microsoft.
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Salesforce is buying workplace chat app Slack for $27.7 billion

Salesforce is buying workplace chat app Slack for $27.7 billion

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Cloud-computing giant Salesforce on Tuesday said it will acquire popular workplace messaging platform Slack for $27.7 billion. The cash-and-stock deal - one of the largest ever for a software company - will see Slack shareholders receive $26.79 in cash and 0.08 shares of Salesforce stock for each share in the company. It is the biggest...
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Salesforce to buy work chat service Slack for $27.7 billion

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Salesforce is buying work-chatting service Slack for $27.7 billion in a deal aimed at giving the two companies a better shot at competing against longtime industry powerhouse Microsoft.
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Salesforce to buy work chat service Slack for $27.7 billion

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Salesforce is buying work-chatting service Slack for $27.7 billion in a deal aimed at giving the two companies a better shot at competing against longtime industry powerhouse Microsoft.
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Salesforce to buy work chat service Slack for $27.7 billion

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Salesforce is buying work-chatting service Slack for $27.7 billion in a deal aimed at giving the two companies a better shot at competing against longtime industry powerhouse Microsoft.
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Salesforce acquires Slack for $27.7 billion enterprise value in cloud company's largest deal ever

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has been on an acquisition spree in recent years, buying Tableau and MuleSoft
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Salesforce is acquiring business messaging firm Slack for $27.7 billion. Here's how executive pay at the $219 billion software giant compares to its acquisition target

Salesforce is acquiring business messaging firm Slack for $27.7 billion. Here's how executive pay at the $219 billion software giant compares to its acquisition target

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Salesforce is buying workplace messaging firm Slack for $27.7 billion , the firm's largest acquisition ever. The deal combines Salesforce, a firm built around customer management software, with Slack's expertise in messaging platform services at a time when virtual collaboration has become more important than ever.
Though the two firms will soon be one, Slack and Salesforce are very different companies, and their executives are compensated differently. Let's dig into what each firm pays its leaders.
Salesforce executives are paid more than four times what Slack...
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Salesforce acquires Slack for $27.7 billion

Salesforce acquires Slack for $27.7 billion

1 month ago   |   By Venture Beat

Salesforce has confirmed that it's buying team collaboration platform Slack, shortly after rumors first emerged that a deal was imminent.
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Salesforce is buying workplace messaging app Slack for $27.7 billion in its biggest deal ever

Salesforce is buying workplace messaging app Slack for $27.7 billion in its biggest deal ever

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Salesforce is buying workplace messaging app Slack for $27.7 billion, Salesforce announced on Tuesday. It is Salesforce's largest acquisition ever, and represents a more aggressive foray into office communication technology for the cloud giant at a time when remote work has made collaboration tools more essential.
The deal is a combination of cash and stock deal, a detail that CNBC first reported on Monday. Slack shareholders will get $26.79 in cash and 0.0776 shares of Salesforce common stock for each Slack share. Slack's stock was down over 3% on the news, while...
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