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Table: Golden Handshakes


News: Analysis & Commentary: DEALS

TABLE: GOLDEN HANDSHAKES

Premiums paid in recent software acquisitions, based on targets' share prices

--SHARE PRICE--

TARGET ACQUIRER BEFORE** AFTER PREMIUM DEAL VALUE

LOTUS IBM $31.50 $64.00 103% $3.5 billion

LEGENT COMPUTER $27.75 $47.95 73% $1.8 billion

ASSOCIATES

INTUIT MICROSOFT* $42.25 $77.08 82% $1.5 billion

POWERSOFT SYBASE $58.00 $77.40 33% $875 million

**30 days before announcement *Deal dropped

DATA: BROADVIEW ASSOCIATES LP


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