back to article HPE – yours for $40bn?

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) continues to be at the center of multiple acquisition talks. A fresh round of rumors has the Hewlett Packard spin-off looking to either sell off its software business or accept an outright bid to be purchased in-full. A Reuters report claims that buyout firms are in talks with Meg Whitman and …

  1. chairman_of_the_bored

    Sic Transit

    Hang on, I think I may have a couple of coins down the back of the sofa. Yes, I have! I'll use those to buy a beer, sit back and watch HPE! do! a! Yahoo! and! disappear!

    1. Mpeler

      Re: Sic Transit

      Accompanied by the humming of Bill and Dave spinning in their graves.

      And so ends (what little was left of) the HP Way.

  2. Frank N. Stein

    This will be interesting to newly hired HPE Storage Techs, if the whole of HPE gets sold.

  3. redneck

    I wonder how much ol' Meg will get if HPE is bought out and liquidated.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Not sure an approach for the whole business makes sense given that ES will be "spin-merged" with CSC next year and the divestiture process is already under way.

    HPE Software however is still quite profitable, if a declining business, so that's a bit more plausible.

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