What Happened To Nokia After Microsoft?
After Microsoft sold off the Nokia branding rights to HMD Global, HMD ended up working with Elop after the Canadian joined Australian carrier Telstra in 2016.
The acquisition of Nokia's mobile phone business by Microsoft was closed on 25 April 2014 for "slightly more" than the originally stated €5.44 billion. Nokia's mobile phone assets became a part of Microsoft Mobile, a new subsidiary of Microsoft based in Finland.
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In 2016, Microsoft Mobile announced the sale of its feature phone business to the Finnish HMD Global and FIH Mobile. The sale included design rights and its rights to use the Nokia brand on all types of mobile phones and tablets worldwide until 2024.
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In 2013, Microsoft paid over $7 billion for Nokia's handset business in an ill-fated attempt to provide a third alternative to iPhone and Android handsets with Windows Phone. It failed miserably, with the purchased assets from Nokia written off in 2015, resulting in thousands of job losses.
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Microsoft was unable to give a proper valuation of the assets it acquired from the merger. It overvalued the expected benefits it will get from the M & A of Nokia. 5. The merger failed to convince developers in producing software and applications for the Microsoft smartphone products which runs entirely on Windows OS.
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