Employees who are developing post-merger plans will not lose their jobs if the deal collapses, according to documents filed by the companies.
December 20, 2001
Packard heir likes change but not merger
David W. Packard responds to a new HP campaign that plumps for the merger with Compaq, saying that the family members opposed to the deal are not afraid of change.
December 21, 2001
HP steps up merger battle
update In an effort to win votes for its pending merger with Compaq, Hewlett-Packard launches an ad featuring a photo of its first product. The ad asks: "What if we had stopped here?"
December 19, 2001
Walter Hewlett fires another salvo at HP
Attorneys for the Hewlett-Packard scion fire another round in the fight over the pending Compaq merger, requesting names of executives likely to resign if the deal is defeated.
December 18, 2001