Is Yahoo’s Internet business worth $3 billion?
Marketplace - 06/07/2016
Verizon may be able to form a better picture than other potential bidders because of its purchase of AOL.
“The assumptions they are using are based on their knowledge from the AOL experience,” said Northeastern University business professor Steven Kursh. “They have already, if you will, seen the movie before.”
But no spreadsheet says for sure how the movie ends. And sometimes it can take a while to figure out whether a company overpaid.