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Salesforce has approached Slack with acquisition offer - source

Cloud-based software company Salesforce.com Inc has approached workplace messaging app Slack Technologies Inc with an acquisition offer, a source told Reuters on Wednesday. Salesforce views the potential acquisition as a logical extension of its enterprise offerings, the source said, adding there is no certainty of a deal. Shares of Slack Technologies jumped 24%, while Salesforce fell 2.7%. Salesforce.com and Slack were not immediately available to comment.

Reuters | Updated: 26-11-2020 01:20 IST | Created: 25-11-2020 22:39 IST
Salesforce has approached Slack with acquisition offer - source
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Cloud-based software company Salesforce.com Inc has approached workplace messaging app Slack Technologies Inc with an acquisition offer, a source told Reuters on Wednesday. Salesforce views the potential acquisition as a logical extension of its enterprise offerings, the source said, adding there is no certainty of a deal.

Shares of Slack Technologies jumped 24%, while Salesforce fell 2.7%. Salesforce.com and Slack were not immediately available to comment. The Wall Street Journal first reported the news.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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