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Verizon, Quicken, Vector Said Among Most Likely to Win Yahoo

  • AT&T, TPG also bid for Yahoo’s core assets by Monday deadline
  • Yahoo said to be holding another round to decide on acquirer
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Verizon Communications Inc., Quicken Loans Inc. founder Dan Gilbert and Vector Capital Management are the three favorites to acquire Yahoo! Inc., according to people familiar with the matter.

All three submitted bids by Yahoo’s Monday deadline, along with AT&T Inc. and private equity suitor TPG, said one of the people. After reviewing Monday’s bids, Yahoo is expected to request best and final offers from two or three of the bidders, said another person familiar with the process.