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Oracle's Bid for BEA: A Mexican Stand-off?

The events in the potential Oracle acquisition of BEA Systems seem to be following a B-movie script with tough talking characters angling to resolve their differences publicly while not losing face. It isn't a Mexican standoff just yet - the third opponent - another bidder or a white knight, is still missing and making it hard for BEA. Carl Icahn - a likely participant in this shoot-out - is sitting this one out for now. To access the full content of this Research Note, please CLICK HERE.