Facebook bid against Google in attempt to acquire Fitbit: report

Facebook bid against Google in attempt to acquire Fitbit: report
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Facebook has been revealed as "Party A" from a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing which bid several times in October in an attempt to acquire health tech company Fitbit, CNBC reported on Tuesday.

Rival tech giant Google on Nov. 1 announced its plan to buy FitBit for $2.1 billion cash, which comes out to about $7.35 a share.

In contrast, according to the filing, Facebook's best and final offer was $7.30 a share.

The SEC filing also shows that Fitbit CEO James Park had dinner with “the chief executive officer of Party A” on June 11 and then again in July. Facebook's CEO is Mark ZuckerbergMark Elliot ZuckerbergHealth experts embrace social media to fight coronavirus Hillicon Valley: Facebook launches portal for coronavirus information | EU sees spike in Russian misinformation on outbreak | Senate Dem bill would encourage mail-in voting | Lawmakers question safety of Google virus website Facebook launching coronavirus info portal MORE.

Spokespeople from FitBit and Facebook both declined to comment to CNBC.