salesforce.com (CRM) Rules Out Twitter (TWTR) Bid - FT

October 14, 2016 1:23 PM EDT

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salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) has ruled out a bid for Twitter (NYSE: TWTR), saying the company is "not the right fit," according to the Financial Times.

"In this case we've walked away. It wasn't the right fit for us," CEO Marc Benioff said in an interview with the news service.

Shares of Twitter dropped 7% while salesforce.com gained 4% following the report.



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