Autonomy’s Mike Lynch counter sues HP over $11 billion deal

LONDON (Reuters) – British entrepreneur Mike Lynch on Thursday said he would file a claim against Hewlett-Packard for $150 million in damages over allegations the U.S company made about his role in the acquisition of his software company Autonomy in 2011. Autonomy was a $11 billion bet on move into software for HP, but this strategy began to unravel only days after the deal was announced, documents have shown. Just over a year later, HP wrote off three-quarters of the deal’s value, accusing Lynch and his colleagues of financial mismanagement. …

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