P-E firm Silver Lake has held talks with Microsoft (MSFT), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board...

|About: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)|By:, SA News Editor

P-E firm Silver Lake has held talks with Microsoft (MSFT), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and other potential partners about buying Yahoo (YHOO), the WSJ reports. Silver Lake is one of a few Yahoo suitors to sign an NDA, a requirement that has slowed the sale process.