Does Microsoft Own Apple?


Microsoft doesn't own Apple. Microsoft just bought $150 million worth of Apple's non-voting shares, pledged to not sell them for at least three years, and thus became a significant investor in its rival. Microsoft currently seems to own 0.0046% of Apple through a private capital management fund.
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Apple is a publicly traded company listed on the NASDAQ exchange. So the shareholders of apple own apple. However, Steve Jobs founded apple and continues to run the company.
Microsoft does not own any shares in Apple. As part of the settlement to a long running legal dispute between the two companies Microsoft invested $150 million in non-voting Apple
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