$7.17 billion paycheck Nokia will be receiving from Microsoft, but Nokia isn't going to be responsible for the majority of the payment. Microsoft is said to be taking care of about 70% of the payment to Elop. The majority of the payment will be paid in stock. The filing says that €4.1 million (~$5.6 million) of the payment comes from salary and bonuses and the other €14.6 million (~$19.8 million) in stock awards.This isn't much compared to the
The filing also says that Nokia has scheduled the general meeting to vote on the Microsoft acquisition for November 19th. There is little worry that the deal will not be approved, but some in Finland are saying that Microsoft should be paying more for Nokia, the idea being that despite the company's fall in the market over the last few years, Nokia has been one of the biggest mobile phone makers.
source: Financial Times