By Denny Jacob

--Google parent Alphabet has been talking to its advisers about the possibility of making an offer for online marketing software company HubSpot, says Reuters, citing people familiar with the matter.

--Alphabet has met with Morgan Stanley investment bankers in recent days about a potential offer for HubSpot, which has a market value of $32 billion, according to the report. It's been discussing how much it should offer and whether antitrust regulators would clear such a tie-up, it added.

--Alphabet hasn't yet submitted an offer to HubSpot and there's no certainty it will do so, says Reuters.

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04-04-24 1033ET