AOL Sells Instant Messaging Service ICQ To DST For $187.5 ...
It’s done. AOL has officially sold instant messaging service ICQ to Russian investor DST for $187.5 million. In a release, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong said “As AOL continues its turnaround effort, we’re fortunate to find a great home for ICQ with DST.”.
AOL sells ICQ instant messaging to Russia's DST - Phys.org
AOL said Wednesday it has sold ICQ, the top instant messaging service in Russia, to Russian Internet company Digital Sky Technologies Limited (DST) for 187.5 million dollars.
DST Buys ICQ from AOL for $187.5 Million - softpedia
AOL paid $407 million in 1998 for Mirabilis, the Israeli company behind ICQ, but has sold the service now for less than half that sum. DST, which owns a couple of the biggest web proprieties in Russia and has invested in both Facebook and Zynga, was probably the best home for ICQ.
DST acquires AOL's ICQ for $187.5 million | VatorNews
AOL and Digital Sky Technologies Limited (DST), announced on Wednesday that DST would be buying AOL's ICQ, for $187.5 million ICQ is an instant messaging service that's been around for quite some time now. It was founded back in 1996 and AOL acquired its assets from Israeli, Mirabilis, back in June of 1998.
Google, DST Make Play for Aol's ICQ | Seeking Alpha
A number of companies are pursuing AOL’s ICQ instant messaging product, we’re hearing. Russian press is saying Digital Sky Technologies (DST)
Russia's Digital Sky Technologies continues push into ...
Digital Sky Technologies (DST), a Russia-based venture capital firm, has acquired AOL's ICQ instant-messenger platform for $187.5 million, the companies announced on Wednesday. ICQ was originally founded in 1996. It was acquired by AOL in 1998 for $400 million.
Russian Investor, DST Acquires ICQ from AOL | Architect ...
M&A Alert—April 28, 2010. Russian Investor, DST Acquires ICQ from AOL. Author:
AOL sells ICQ instant messaging to Russia's DST | IOL ...
AOL said Wednesday it has sold ICQ, the top instant messaging service in Russia, to Russian Internet company Digital Sky Technologies Limited (DST) for $187.5 million. AOL announced the sale of ICQ shortly before posting its first-quarter results on Wednesday.
AOL Is in Talks to Sell ICQ Service to Russia's DST - WSJ
AOL is in talks to sell its ICQ instant-messaging service to Russian investment group Digital Sky Technologies, according to people familiar with the matter.
AOL Sells ICQ to Digital Sky Technologies - Mashable
It was no secret that AOL was looking for a buyer for ICQ for quite a while now, and it found one in Russian investment company Digital Sky Technologies.