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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

Dell Could Go Private In $15 Billion Deal As Soon As Tuesday

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Silver Lake Management LLC and partners are close to lining up about $15 billion in funds for a buyout of Dell Inc., the third-biggest maker of personal computers, said people familiar with the matter. A deal could be announced as soon as Jan. 22, said one of the people, who...
Dell Could Go Private In $15 Billion Deal As Soon As Tuesday

Carl Icahn and Southeastern Propose Alternative Offer To Michael Dell's Buyout

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Dell shareholders Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management have teamed up to propose an alternative offer to founder Michael Dell’s $24.4 billion leveraged buyout deal. According to correspondence obtained by the Wall Street Journal, Icahn and Southeastern say they would give Dell shareholders the option to continue holding stock in...
Carl Icahn and Southeastern Propose Alternative Offer To Michael Dell's Buyout

Investor Aims High With Price for Dell

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Dell Inc.’s largest outside shareholder faces an uphill battle in its effort to squeeze billions more out of the planned $24.4 billion deal to take the tech giant private. Southeastern Asset Management on Friday laid out a case that Dell is worth $24 a share — $10 a share more...
Investor Aims High With Price for Dell

The 'One Thing' Mitt Romney Regrets About His Private Equity Career

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is a very wealthy man. He says he's worth $250 million. He made most of that money as the CEO of Bain Capital, a private equity firm. Private equity firms, or "PE" firms, make their money in all kinds of ways. One type of deal they...
The 'One Thing' Mitt Romney Regrets About His Private Equity Career

Blackstone Ends Pursuit of Dell

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Blackstone Group has ended its pursuit of Dell, less than a month after the private-equity firm said it would try to top a leveraged buyout by the computer maker's founder and a rival private-equity firm....
Blackstone Ends Pursuit of Dell

BETRAYAL: Michael Dell's Former Right-Hand Man Leads Coup To Push Him Out

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NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Dave Johnson finds himself once again pitted against a former employer. In leading Blackstone Group's 11th-hour bid for Dell Inc, the acquisitions expert and famously tough negotiator has seated himself across the table from ex-boss and company founder Michael Dell. Their relationship has now become...
BETRAYAL: Michael Dell's Former Right-Hand Man Leads Coup To Push Him Out

Carly Fiorina's Reasons for Not Breaking Up HP Are the Same as Meg Whitman's (Video)

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The Hewlett-Packard-Is-Breaking-Up meme, re-ignited earlier this week by confirmation of rival Dell’s announcement that it will go private in a $24.4 billion leveraged buyout, combined with a heavily-hedged report in Quartz that the HP board is “studying a break-up” as well as other options for the company such as keeping...
Carly Fiorina's Reasons for Not Breaking Up HP Are the Same as Meg Whitman's (Video)

On Its Way to Going Private, Dell Beats Street's Expectations

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In what may — or may not — turn out to be its final earnings report as a publicly held company, computing giant Dell just reported profits that beat the expectations of analysts. Dell reported earnings of 40 cents per share on sales of $14.3 billion, better than the consensus...
On Its Way to Going Private, Dell Beats Street's Expectations

Dell, Icahn in confidentiality agreement as buyout opposition grows

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Dell on Monday said it had signed a confidentiality agreement with investor Carl Icahn, who has vocally opposed the company's proposed plan to be acquired for $24.4 billion in a leveraged buyout. In a brief statement, Icahn Enterprises said it "looks forward to commencing its review of Dell's confidential...
Dell, Icahn in confidentiality agreement as buyout opposition grows

Blackstone Ends Pursuit of Dell

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Blackstone Group has ended its pursuit of Dell Inc., less than a month after the private-equity firm said it would try to top a leveraged buyout by the computer maker’s founder and a rival investment firm. Blackstone had been putting together a bid for Dell to trump the $24.4 billion...
Blackstone Ends Pursuit of Dell

David Einhorn Slammed The Dell Deal During His Apple Conference Call Yesterday

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hedge fund manager David Einhorn had some sharp words on Thursday for both Dell Incand founder Michael Dell on his plan to take the company private. Einhorn, who has mounted a campaign to get Apple Incto share more of its $137 billion cash pile, used the...
David Einhorn Slammed The Dell Deal During His Apple Conference Call Yesterday

Accel Partners' Jim Breyer Won't Return to Dell's Board

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Computing company Dell just announced that Jim Breyer, a partner at venture capital firm Accel Partners and a member of its board of directors, won’t be returning to its board after the next meeting of shareholders this summer. In a very brief press release, Dell said Breyer notified the company...
Accel Partners' Jim Breyer Won't Return to Dell's Board

Dell close to $22bn leveraged buyout amid decline in PC market

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PC-maker's founder and chief executive Michael Dell wants to take company private in order to focus on providing IT servicesThe computer-maker Dell could be taken private in a $22bn (£14bn) deal this week as the mounting crisis in the PC market forces one of the world's largest technology companies to...
Dell close to $22bn leveraged buyout amid decline in PC market

Saved! Terra Firma Keeps EMI Out of Citigroup's Grasp (For Now)

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Terra Firma, which made a disastrous bet on EMI Music a few years ago, gets a bit more time to try to salvage things. Guy Hands’ private equity group has rounded up another $150 million from investors, which will allow it to avoid a looming default on debt held by...
Saved! Terra Firma Keeps EMI Out of Citigroup's Grasp (For Now)

Dell takeover battle set to generate $400m fees bonanza for banks

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Banks advising bidders on debt to fund highly leveraged buyout of computer maker said to be 'licking their chops' over paydayThe $24.4bn (£16bn) takeover battle for Dell is set to hand Wall Street firms their biggest advisory payday in at least three years by generating $400m in fee income for...
Dell takeover battle set to generate $400m fees bonanza for banks

The vultures are out as Carl Icahn buys about 6% of Dell

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Remember what Michael Dell said in 1997 when Steve Jobs returned to save Apple? Asked about his advice for Jobs, Dell said: “What would I do? I’d shut it down and give the money back to the shareholders.” Time wounds all heels, I guess, and Michael Dell might just be finding...
The vultures are out as Carl Icahn buys about 6% of Dell

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

Michael Dell Goes To Hell

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One of the things for which Michael Dell will be best remembered is a famous quip he made about Apple back in the 1990s when Apple was struggling to stay alive and Steve Jobs had just returned to turn the place around. Asked what he'd do if he were in...
Michael Dell Goes To Hell
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How The Dell Buyout Works As A Tax-Avoidance Scheme

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The idea that Dell's planned $24 billion leveraged buyout is basically about avoiding America's pesky global tax regime isn't as far-fetched as it may sound at first. Like most American tech companies, Dell carries a lot of cash overseas. If it brings it home, it will pay US corporate income tax on it, generally...
How The Dell Buyout Works As A Tax-Avoidance Scheme
It's official: Dell gives money back to shareholders, goes private

Dell to investors: Icahn's deal dicey, business stinks

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A special committee argues that Dell shareholders should take the cash and run and that Carl Icahn's leveraged buyout plan will hamper the company too much....
Dell to investors: Icahn's deal dicey, business stinks

Daily Report: Microsoft May Back Dell Buyout

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An investment by Microsoft - if it comes to pass - could be enough to push a leveraged buyout of the struggling computer maker over the goal line....
Daily Report: Microsoft May Back Dell Buyout

SEC watch: Investment firm Silver Lake files for $7.5 billion private equity fund

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Silver Lake, a US-based private equity firm focused on leveraged buyout and growth capital investments in (primarily large-cap) technology companies, has filed documents with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission indicating its intent to raise a private equity fund to the tune of (at least) $7.5 billion. The fund, which...
SEC watch: Investment firm Silver Lake files for $7.5 billion private equity fund

Why Would Microsoft Invest $3 Billion Into Dell?

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Microsoft may be planning to invest between $1 billion and $3 billion into Dell as part of a leveraged buyout that would take the company private, CNBC reported Tuesday.  The report claims that Silver Lake Partners is acting as matchmaker, negotiating an investment between Dell and a special committee representing Dell's shareholders. The...
Why Would Microsoft Invest $3 Billion Into Dell?

With Dell Buyout Poised to Be Announced Today, the Bromance Between Microsoft and Silver Lake Gets Serious

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Of all the complex aspects of the $23 billion leveraged buyout that is set to take PC maker Dell private — which sources said is likely to be announced sometime early today — one of the more interesting parts of the mega-deal is the evolving relationship between software giant...
With Dell Buyout Poised to Be Announced Today, the Bromance Between Microsoft and Silver Lake Gets Serious

DealBook: Microsoft May Back Dell Buyout

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An investment by Microsoft -- if it comes to pass -- could be enough to push a leveraged buyout of the struggling computer maker over the goal line....
DealBook: Microsoft May Back Dell Buyout

Dell and Virgin Media in $20bn deals

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Computer maker announces it will be sold to consortium led by founder Michael Dell as similar price tag placed on pay TV firmPlans for two debt-backed mega-deals, reminiscent of the pre-financial crisis buyout frenzy, were unveiled yesterday when computer-maker Dell and cable TV group Virgin Media confirmed they are both...
Dell and Virgin Media in $20bn deals

PE Firm Lines Up $15 Billion To Take Dell Private

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Silver Lake Management LLC and partners are close to lining up about $15 billion in funds for a buyout of Dell Inc., the third-biggest maker of personal computers, said people familiar with the matter. Lenders including Credit Suisse Group AG, Royal Bank of Canada, Barclays Plc and Bank of America...
PE Firm Lines Up $15 Billion To Take Dell Private
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