Weekend Links – Priceline ($PCLN) Acquires Kayak ($KYAK)

By: ispeculatornew
Date posted: 11.09.2012 (4:00 am) | Write a Comment  (0 Comments)

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I love the move by Priceline, it gives it a solid entry point into one type of travel business (search) that was a weakness. Priceline is offering $40/share, about 30% over its current price. As a big believer (and user) in Kayak, I’m very happy to see this deal happen!

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Priceline acquiring Kayak @ TechCrunch
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