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PC and printer pioneer’s top executives change their tone on Xerox bid as earnings decline from previous holiday season, come in below expectations
By Jon Schwartz – There may be a thaw in HP Inc.’s merger standoff with Xerox Holdings Corp.
During a call with reporters and analysts ahead of the release of its first-quarter earnings Monday, HP’s HPQ, +5.66% two highest-ranking executives left open the door to a combination with the printing company, but only under strict conditions. Xerox has been trying to force a merger since November, but HP has so far blocked its entreaties.
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