Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Feb 2008 21:06 UTC
SCO, Caldera, Unixware Having almost disappeared completely late last year, SCO says it has been resuscitated by a new financing plan. Under the terms of the deal, Stephen Norris Capital Partners and "its partners from the Middle East" will supply up to $100 million, enabling SCO to reorganize and launch a new series of products. SNCP will gain a controlling interest in the company, and take it private, allowing it to slip out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Update: As part of the reorganisation, Darl McBride will be let go. Buried in the proposed MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) between Unix vendor and Linux litigator SCO and SNCP is the note that "upon the effective date of the Proposed Plan of Reorganization, the existing CEO of the Company, Darl McBride, will resign immediately."
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Bobthearch
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2006-01-27

SCO is a publicly traded company. The stock was listed as NASDAQ but is now traded on the Pink Sheets, the stock market's ward for the terminally ill. Today's price, 10.5c per share:

http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=SCOXQ.PK

Perhaps in the past the company execs and insiders did own a majority of the company's stock, but it seems that none of the stock is currently owned by company executives; the execs probably sold their shares during one of the many stock-pumping lawsuits.


Current 'insider' shareholders are listed here:
http://finance.yahoo.com/q/ir?s=SCOXQ.PK
Note that the two company executives hold 0 shares, and McBride is not even listed.

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