Well, I guess we now all know how much Microsoft paid for Groove... IDC's last estimate (2003) of Groove's revenue was US$12 million, so you do the math....

Former Groove employee Michael Matthews claimed Microsoft and Ozzie, who together hold 59 percent of Groove's stock, "seek to eliminate the interest of junior preferred and common stockholders for no consideration" in the $120 million deal, according to a lawsuit filed March 25 in Delaware Chancery Court. ...
The suit claims the buyout is also unfair because insiders will get $50 million in "golden parachute" payments and other benefits, including $27 million in stock grants for Ozzie.
Link: Boston Business Journal: Microsoft's $120M Groove buyout challenged in lawsuit > (thanks Tom and Michael)

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