Jack t ciesielski is president of rg associates, inc, an asset management and research firm in baltimore that publishes the analyst’s accounting observer, a research service for institutional investors neither hewlett packard nor autonomy are clients of rg associates inc. Hp autonomy, previously autonomy corporation plc, is a multinational enterprise software company founded in cambridge, united kingdom in 1996 originally, the company specialised in analysis of large scale unstructured big data , becoming the uk's largest and most successful  software business by 2010.
Holders of 213,421,299 autonomy shares have accepted hp’s previously announced offer to purchase the entire share capital of autonomy at a price of £2550 per share in cash, representing approximately 8734 percent of the current issued share capital of autonomy. Hp's acquisition of autonomy case solution,hp's acquisition of autonomy case analysis, hp's acquisition of autonomy case study solution, on the 18th of august 2011, hewlett packard, under the leadership of then-ceo leo apotheker, declared a friendly acquisition of uk-based autonomy, a mark.
The case involves the acquisition by palo alto-based hewlett-packard company and hewlett-packard vision bv, a wholly-owned subsidiary of hp (collectively hp), of autonomy on aug 18, 2011, hp entered into an offer agreement with autonomy and publicly announced its offer to acquire autonomy for approximately $11 billion. Hp’s acquisition of autonomy was supposed to form the central part of the us group’s move into software, but the plan fell apart after the disastrous deal cost hp shareholders billions of dollars in destroyed value since the acquisition, parts of autonomy – which made corporate search software used by law firms and accountants – have been offloaded elsewhere, leaving micro focus to take on the remaining assets, about 20% of the original autonomy deal.
#4 - hp & autonomy leo apotheker's very short term as hp chairman and ceo will be always known for the company's $111 billion acquisition of autonomy.
A federal grand jury indicted former ceo of autonomy a citizen and resident of the united kingdom, with conspiracy to commit and multiple counts of wire fraud. In 2011, hewlett-packard paid $111 billion for uk software firm autonomy – a 64% premium for a company with nearly $1 billion of 2010 revenues, and possessing “a consistent track record of double-digit revenue growth, with 87 percent gross margins and 43 percent operating margins” so they thought. Hewlett-packard, commonly as the firm was recouping an $88 billion write-off suffered as a result of acquisition of british software company autonomy corporation for $11 billion in 2011 after this two-year gap, in 2014, hp returned to the acquisition market by acquiring computer networking software company shunra the majority of.