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And by “shake up Yahoo,” he means sell off the company’s Asian assets, and use the billions to reinvent itself.
So far, Bartz has shown zero desire to sell the Asian assets, which include Yahoo Japan and a big stake in Alibaba.
But her hand could be forced.
Japanese giant Softbank also owns big pieces of Alibaba and Yahoo Japan. Masayoshi Son, the man who runs Softbank, tells Sorkin of Yahoo and its Asian assets, “Sooner or later we will have a win-win situation.”
We read that as: Bartz will be selling sooner than later.
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