LinkedIn to acquire Bizo for $175M in cash, stock LinkedIn announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Bizo, a leader in business audience marketing. Bizo offers technology and products that enable measurable display and social advertising programs specifically focused on professional audience segments. The transaction is valued at approximately $175M, subject to adjustment, in a combination of approximately 10% stock and approximately 90% cash. The acquisition is expected to close during Q3. Following closing, many members of the Bizo team are expected to join LinkedIn.