Why Microsoft Is Willing to Pay So Much for GitHub

Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub is a perfect illustration of how value is ascribed differently in Silicon Valley than in the rest of the world. GitHub was acquired for close to 30x annual recurring revenue (an astronomical multiple).

Read more: https://hbr.org/2018/06/why-microsoft-is-willing-to-pay-so-much-for-github

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