SOURCE: Taleo Corporation

Taleo Corporation

February 23, 2012 08:10 ET

Oracle and Taleo to Host Webcast

DUBLIN, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 23, 2012) - Oracle and Taleo executives will provide more details on the business and product strategy for the proposed combination during a webcast presentation on Friday, February 24 at 8:00am PT. Participating in the webcast will be Mark Hurd, President of Oracle, Thomas Kurian, EVP Oracle Development, and Mike Gregoire, Chairman and CEO of Taleo.

Oracle and Taleo expect to deliver the most comprehensive cloud offering for organizations to manage their Human Resource operations and employee careers following the close of the transaction.

More information on how to join the webcast can be found at

About Taleo
Taleo (NASDAQ: TLEO) helps organizations improve the performance of their business by unlocking the power of their people. Taleo is the only company to provide industry-leading solutions in every category of Talent Management. Through its cloud-based platform, Taleo optimizes recruiting, performance management, learning and compensation - and integrates them all so managers have the insights they need to achieve talent intelligence. Customers also plug into Taleo's unique Talent Grid community to harness the power of proven best practices, millions of users, and Taleo-ready partner solutions. From small and medium sized businesses to large enterprises, more than 5,000 organizations rely on Taleo every day to pursue growth, innovation and customer success.

Forward-Looking Statements

Additional Information and Where to Find It
Taleo Corporation ("Taleo") plans to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and furnish to its stockholders a proxy statement in connection with the proposed merger with Tiger Acquisition Corporation, pursuant to which Taleo would be indirectly acquired by Oracle Corporation (the "Merger"). The proxy statement will contain important information about the proposed Merger and related matters. INVESTORS AND STOCKHOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT CAREFULLY WHEN IT BECOMES AVAILABLE. Investors and stockholders will be able to obtain free copies of the proxy statement and other documents filed with the SEC by Taleo through the web site maintained by the SEC at, from Taleo by calling (925) 452-3120 or writing to Investor Relations at 4140 Dublin Boulevard, Suite 400, Dublin, California 94568, or by going to Taleo's Investor Relations web site at

Taleo and its directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the stockholders of Taleo in connection with the proposed Merger. Information regarding the interests of these directors and executive officers in the transaction described herein and certain compensation arrangements based on or relating to the Merger will be included in the proxy statement described above. Additional information regarding these directors and executive officers is also included in Taleo's proxy statement for its 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on April 15, 2011. This document is available free of charge at the SEC's web site at, from Taleo by calling (925) 452-3120 or writing to Investor Relations at 4140 Dublin Boulevard, Suite 400, Dublin, California 94568, or by going to Taleo's Investor Relations web site at

Note on Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including but not limited to, statements regarding the expected benefits of the transaction. These forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated in such forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the ability of the parties to consummate the proposed Merger, satisfaction of closing conditions precedent to the consummation of the proposed Merger, including obtaining antitrust approvals in the U.S. and other jurisdictions, as applicable, the ability of Oracle to successfully integrate Taleo's operations and employees, the ability to realize anticipated benefits of the proposed Merger, and such other risks as identified in Taleo's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010, and Taleo's most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, each as filed with the SEC, which contain and identify important factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. Taleo assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement contained in this press release.