Carl Icahn and HP -- match made in heaven?

Carl Icahn and HP -- match made in heaven?

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Weary Hewlett-Packard watchers this week were downright relieved to hear reports that Carl Icahn was sniffing around the beleaguered IT giant. The unconfirmed rumors sparked a rally in HP shares. The company has been through the wringer over the past 5 years, so news that the famed corporate raider might...
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Icahn, Southeastern Weigh Teaming on Dell Nominees

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Southeastern Asset Management and investor Carl Icahn are talking about teaming up to nominate directors to the Dell board as part of an effort to derail the computer maker's $24.4 billion leveraged buyout....
Icahn, Southeastern Weigh Teaming on Dell Nominees

Reed Hastings's $300 Million Year

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Reed Hastings took a big pay cut last year: In 2011, Netflix paid its CEO $9.3 million in cash and stock, but cut that down to $5.5 million in 2012. So why is this man smiling? Because he owns a big chunk of Netflix stock. And that stock has gotten...
Reed Hastings's $300 Million Year

Suitors fleeing, will Dell accept original $24.4B deal to go private? Market indicators appear to say yes

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This Friday, the Blackstone Group pulled its bid to take Dell private. It had floated a price of $14.25 per share, a premium on the $13.65 per share deal that Michael Dell and Silverlake had previously tendered. Carl Icahn is also backpedaling, and instead of making a formal offer, will instead wait to see...
Suitors fleeing, will Dell accept original $24.4B deal to go private? Market indicators appear to say yes

Icahn Unlikely to Bid for Dell Before Vote

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Carl Icahn is unlikely to follow through on a preliminary offer he made last month to take control of Dell Inc., and will instead consider a potential hostile bid, a person familiar with the investor’s thinking said Friday. Mr. Icahn had been working on an offer in which he would...
Icahn Unlikely to Bid for Dell Before Vote

Icahn Unlikely to Bid for Dell Before Vote

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Investor Carl Icahn is unlikely to follow through on a preliminary offer he made to take control of Dell, and will instead consider a potential hostile bid if shareholders reject an offer from Michael Dell....
Icahn Unlikely to Bid for Dell Before Vote

Blackstone may have just backed out of Dell buyout

venturebeat.com
Dell has been dodging a takeover for months now, but the latest interested buyer, Blackstone Group, may have just backed away from the table due to the PC industry’s rather grim outlook. For the first quarter of 2013, PC shipments went down the proverbial toilet. Sales posted a 13.9...
Blackstone may have just backed out of Dell buyout

Blackstone pulls Dell offer, citing earnings, sales drop

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Blackstone Group is ending its offer for control of Dell, citing a 14-percent drop in PC sales for the first quarter of 2013 and a lower earnings forecast for the current financial year. The withdrawal of Blackstone leaves founder Michael Dell and equity partner Silver Lake to fight with Carl...
Blackstone pulls Dell offer, citing earnings, sales drop
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Blackstone withdraws bid to buy Dell, blaming poor sales and a 'rapidly eroding financial profile'

thenextweb.com
Blackstone has confirmed today that it is withdrawing its bid to acquire Dell, citing poor PC sales, revised operating income projections and a “rapidly eroding financial profile”. In a formal letter addressed to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors at Dell, the group led by Blackstone said it had discovered...
Blackstone withdraws bid to buy Dell, blaming poor sales and a 'rapidly eroding financial profile'

Blackstone Reportedly Withdraws Bid For Dell, Citing "Deteriorating" Business

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Blackstone has reportedly withdrawn its bid for Dell, leaving the way open for founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake to buy out the company, reports Reuters. Blackstone and activist investor Carl Icahn put in bids for Dell on March 22, the last day of the “go-shop” period to solicit competing...
Blackstone Reportedly Withdraws Bid For Dell, Citing "Deteriorating" Business
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