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Logitech, Plantronics call off merger talks

Monday 26 November 2018 | 09:15 CET | News
Logitech and Plantronics discussed a potential merger but have decided to call off the talks. The companies disclosed the talks following a report from Reuters that said Logitech had offered over USD 2.2 billion to buy Plantronics.

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