History of Skype ownership
- Skype was found in 2003
- In 2005 acquired by eBay for $2.6 billion.
- In November 2009, an investor group led by Silver Lake, and includes Andreessen Horowitz, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), Joltid Limited and founders Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis acquired 70 percent of the company with the deal of $2.75 billion.
- Now Microsoft will have it