Kinetic Information LLC released a list of possible “White Knight” organizations that could acquire PeopleSoft to preclude a takeover by Oracle and enhance their own businesses as well. According to the company, likely White Knights would have to be sufficiently large to digest a company the size of PeopleSoft and have sufficient interest in obtaining or expanding its seat at the enterprise table to make the transaction worthwhile.

Writing in a Market Advisory published June 11, 2003, Kinetic Information lists the following firms as leading White Knight candidates:

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