In late November , Nguyen was seated at the dinner table in Steve Job’s home on Waverly St in Palo Alto. Also present were Eddy Cue and Tim Cook and other Apple executives. Steve led the conversation while eating a beet salad:
“I’m going to give you a number, Bill, and if you like it, let’s do it and just be done with this whole thing. Okay?” Bill agreed. Jobs passed a piece of paper to Nguyen and Bill nodded. The deal was done.
How Steve Jobs Buys a Company (Lala), an anecdote from two weeks ago.