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MSFT Closes aQuantive Deal: Reorg! Bikinis!

Microsoft closed its aQuantive deal this morning, which means yet another reorg in Redmond. The big news is that aQuantive CEO Brian McAndrews moves into the MSFT org chart at a fairly elevated position. He’s at the same level, for instance, as Steve Berkowitz, who runs MSN. The dry, comprehensive […]
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aQuantive (AQNT): Strong Organic Revenue Growth

aQuantive, parent of Razorfish and soon-to-be-Microsoft subsidiary, posted 33% organic revenue growth in Q2 (48% total), a far faster year-over-year growth rate than most major Internet companies with the obvious exception of Google.  The company also vastly increased spending, which depressed earnings, but given its forthcoming disappearance into Microsoft’s vast […]