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Dell Buyout

Dell Is One Step Closer To Going Private

AP | By BREE FOWLER and PAUL WEBER | Posted 11.12.2013 | Technology

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Dell Inc. will end its quarter-century history as a publicly traded company and try to engineer a turnaround away from the ...

The Bitter Takeover Ends

AP | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is ending his bitter takeover fight for Dell Inc. a few days before shareholders are scheduled to consider the latest ...

Why the Fight Over Dell Is About the Future of American Enterprise

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 09.22.2013 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

Financial considerations are important but so are strategic ones, and if our capital markets are to mean anything, then they need to provide the fuel for innovation rather than stifle it.

Why Carl Icahn's Legal Gambit on Dell Shows Bad Faith and Is Not Shareholder Activism

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

Icahn should back off with his opposition to the buyout, and if he really cares about his investment, roll up his sleeves and get involved in helping Dell grow.

Dell's Public Problem

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.30.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dell's financial advisers tried to persuade 71 potential bidders to make an offer for the troubled personal computer maker befo...

It Just Got Harder For Dell To Keep Dell

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The two new suitors pursuing Dell have a message for Wall Street: Don't allow Michael Dell to hoard potential gains from the PC...

Eleazar David Melendez

Billionaire Drama Over Dell As Corporate Raider Carl Icahn Threatens Company's Management | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 03.07.2013 | Business

Until Wednesday, troubled computer maker Dell Inc. seemed headed for a buyout that would have allowed a corporate restructuring. The deal would have g...

Eleazar David Melendez

New Era Of Big Deals Should Concern Consumers, Workers | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 02.15.2013 | Business

A recent spate of mega-mergers is leading some on Wall Street to declare the era of big deals is back. Large transactions involving household-name com...

Dell Is Trying To Calm Everyone Down

AP | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Dell is trying to reassure shareholders about its proposed $24.4 billion acquisition by a group led by its founder, saying it consid...

Dell's Largest Investor Is Not Happy

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2013 | Technology

* Other investors chime in after Southeastern vows to fight buyout * Mike Dell, Silver Lake consortium standing firm on $13.65 offer ...

Dude, You're Gettin' Sued

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 04.09.2013 | Technology

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A lawsuit challenging plans to take troubled personal computer maker Dell Inc. private is being filed in Delaware. ...

Really? Did HP Just Slam Dell?

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.05.2013 | Technology

Computer maker Dell announced on Tuesday that it will go private, and its chief rival Hewlett-Packard couldn't help but weigh in. "Dell has a very ...

It's Official: Dell Goes Private

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2013 | Technology

* Parties paying $13.65/share in cash * Microsoft putting up $2 billion loan * Dell shares rise 1.1 percent, still below offer price ...

Bad News For BP

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.05.2013 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

We're ThisClose To The Dell Buyout

Reuters | Posted 04.06.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Talks between Dell Inc and a consortium led by its founder and chief executive Michael Dell to take the world's No.3 PC maker pri...

'Dell Dude' Says He Can Save Struggling Computer Maker

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.25.2013 | Technology

Ben Curtis, whom you may remember as Steven, the ever-so-chill star of the "Dude, you're getting a Dell" campaign that ran from 2000 to 2003, told Blo...

WHO Might Buy Dell?!

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft has joined the negotiations to buy struggling computer maker Dell, according to media reports. Both CNBC an...

How Dell Could Become The Tech Success Story Of The Decade

Quartz | Posted 01.16.2013 | Technology

Tarkan Maner, Dell’s vice president of cloud operations, is shouting into the phone at me: “Investors are giving us some runway. We’ve got about...

Has Dell Found Its Buyer?

Reuters | Nadia Damouni and Poornima Gupta | Posted 01.15.2013 | Technology

Talks to take No. 3 computer maker Dell Inc private are in an advanced stage with at least four major banks lined up to provide financing, two sources...

Dell's Potential Buyout Returns Spotlight To Founder

Reuters | Ben Berkowitz | Posted 03.17.2013 | Technology

By Ben Berkowitz (Reuters) - Michael Dell gave up day-to-day control of the computer company that bears his name once, an experiment th...

Dell May Be Going Private: Report

Reuters | Posted 01.14.2013 | Technology

Dell Inc is in talks with private equity firms to go private, Bloomberg reported on Monday, sending the personal computer maker's shares soaring 15 pe...