IHS Chemical Week

Services :: Information Technology

SAP Buys Business Intelligence Firm

11:27 AM MDT | October 8, 2007 | Esther D'Amico

SAP says it plans to acquire Business Objects (Paris), a business intelligence software firm, in a deal worth about €4.8 billion ($6.78 billion). The deal is pending regulatory and Business Objects’ shareholder approval, and is expected to close in first-quarter 2008. The transaction is not expected to result in “significant” restructuring, and it is expected to be accretive to SAP’s EPS on a U.S. GAAP basis starting in 2009, SAP says. Business Objects will operate as a stand-alone unit of SAP. John Schwarz will continue as the...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa