Companies Like Microsoft Plan and Do their homework months or Years Before the day that you learn their intention
Companies Like Linkedin and other similar, they cannot stay for a long time on the way deciding who and how much, since Valuations are Affected
Companies like Microsoft and other have their own business intelligence units.
Big negotiations, are not different than small so a 10% change in price is not that big deal
Representatives of Big Companies have a predetermined range for every issue they negotiate, including price,so this change was in the limit that did not require further approval.Board of Directors have to aprove the deal.