CEO Scott Durchslag said Tuesday the company wants to be proactive instead of reactive when it comes to courting suitors, a stark shift from his tone about the matter last year. Also, the company is gearing up to slash jobs in a cost-cutting effort.
The giant media firm's target was elusive from the beginning. It revealed in the spring that it was offering $388 million for the Chicago company, which it said refused to partake in "constructive discussions."
The Indianapolis-based software firm fielded escalating offers over the years until a last-second reduction in bid price from buyer Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories Inc., according to a new public filing.