WSJ: Symantec Close To Acquiring VeriSign For Around $1.3 Billion

Posted May 19, 2010

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) is close finalizing a bid for Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN)? for $1.3 billion according to The Wall Street Journal. VeriSign certifies websites that are legitimate so that consumers can feel safe when making purchases through e-commerce. Symantec is based in Mountain View, California. [WSJ]