MSFT's $2.3B Bond Sale: 'Year Of The Shareholder,' Says Bloomberg

In response to Microsoft’s plan to sell $2.25 billion of bonds in maturities of 2015, 2020, and 2040, Bloomberg’s Sapna Maheshwari and John Detrixhe this afternoon write that the offering signals 2011 is, “more the year of the shareholder than the year of the bondholder,” citing money manager Tom Murphy with Columbia Management, based in Minneapolis.

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