Microsoft to Sell Razorfish, Report Says

6/30/09

The Financial Times reported that Microsoft [[NASDAQ: MSFT) is selling off Razorfish, its online advertising subsidiary based in Seattle, which it acquired as part of its purchase of aQuantive in 2007. The report says Morgan Stanley has been appointed to find a buyer, and that French marketing firm Publicis is a possible bidder. Razorfish went through a round of layoffs in February.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and the Editor of Xconomy Boston. You can e-mail him at gthuang@xconomy.com or call him at 617-252-7323. Follow @

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