HP's botched Autonomy acquisition: Timeline of the saga
HPE's announced the sale of Autonomy assets in an $8.8 billion 'spin-merger' with MicroFocus yesterday, effectively drawing a line under the disastrous 2011 acquisition deal.
HP, which rebranded its enterprise division as HPE earlier this year, has been locked in a long-running battle with Autonomy after an acquisition descended into a bitter and very public feud. The legal wrangling between the two is set to continue despite the sale.
Here is how the saga unfolded...
US case regarding allegations of accounting improprieties will continue
HP and Mike Lynch go back to the courts, suing and counter-suing
A lot of money to pay for an action HP says has 'no merit'