Nokia to buy Navteq for $8.1 billion ...

Nokia to buy Navteq for $8.1 billion in push to expand services

There are 1 comment on the Chicago Tribune story from Oct 2, 2007, titled Nokia to buy Navteq for $8.1 billion in push to expand services. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Nokia Corp. has agreed to buy digital mapmaker Navteq Corp. for $8.1 billion in a deal that shakes up the GPS device market and underscores the intent of the world's largest mobile phone maker to use more ...

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Aneira

Lynnwood, WA

#1 Oct 2, 2007
According to research from NewsVisual http://www.newsvisual.com/newsvisual/2007/10/... , a former long-time executive from Nokia currently shares a directorship with a NavTeq executive through a 3rd company. It is possible that this relationship played a key role early in the negotiations.

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