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Loeb to Yahoo: What is this board waiting for?

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Appointing a committee to look into how another committee did its job was like throwing red meat at Daniel Loeb, the dissident Yahoo shareholder who has moved from wanting seats on the board to demanding CEO Scott Thompson’s head on a platter. Loeb wants an interim CEO appointed now, suggesting...
Loeb to Yahoo: What is this board waiting for?

Yahoo committee to review CEO credentials

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Yahoo announced Tuesday that it has formed a special committee “to conduct a thorough review” of chief executive Scott Thompson’s academic credentials. The three-person committee will be led by Alfred Amoroso, who joined Yahoo’s board of directors in February. Also on the panel: John Hayes and Thomas McInerney, who both...
Yahoo committee to review CEO credentials

DealBook: Dell Demands More Details From Icahn and Southeastern

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Among information the special committee is seeking is a draft of the new proposal and who would run the company if Carl C. Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management succeed.    ...
DealBook: Dell Demands More Details From Icahn and Southeastern

Clearwire lays out its case for a Sprint buyout

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Sprint Nextel's network partner Clearwire hasn't been able to find any other big wholesale customers nor sell any of its spectrum, so selling out to Sprint is the only real option for its shareholders, the company said Monday.A letter sent to shareholders on Monday lays out several alternatives to...
Clearwire lays out its case for a Sprint buyout

Dell confirms rival bid offers

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A special committee of Dell's board confirms that it has received two takeover offers to rival the one made by founder Michael Dell....
Dell confirms rival bid offers

Quest Software goes private in $2 billion deal with Insight Venture Partners

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Quest Software, a major global IT management software company, has agreed to become a privately held company. The company was listed on NASDAQ. Affiliates of private equity and VC firm Insight Ventures Partners have agreed to pay $23 per share in cash, valuing Quest Software at no less than $2...
Quest Software goes private in $2 billion deal with Insight Venture Partners

RT @PrimeministerGR: PM's speech at the special Committee on the Financial, Economic and Social Crisis. Watch live http://bit.ly/aY889h

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RT @PrimeministerGR: PM's speech at the special Committee on the Financial, Economic and Social Crisis. Watch live http://bit.ly/aY889h

Dell special committee slams new Icahn plan as incomplete

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Committee says activist investor's latest proposal lacks adequate financing and a remedy for the company and its shareholders if his proposal were to fail. [Read more]...
Dell special committee slams new Icahn plan as incomplete

Sprint receives waiver from SoftBank to start preliminary talks with DISH regarding its $25.5b bid

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The Sprint-SoftBank-DISH saga continues. After earlier this month forming a ‘Special Committee’ of independent directors to review and evaluate the $25.5 billion takeover proposal received from DISH, telecom operator Sprint Nextel (Sprint) says it has now received a waiver from SoftBank, with which it had previously come to a merger...
Sprint receives waiver from SoftBank to start preliminary talks with DISH regarding its $25.5b bid

Memo: Clearwire board urges shareholders to accept Sprint deal

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It’s been a long and winding road for Clearwire, the Bellevue mobile broadband company which has been weighing competing offers from Sprint and Dish Network. But after months of deliberation, the board of directors today is recommending that shareholders go forward with Sprint’s $2.2 billion offer. Some investors have argued...
Memo: Clearwire board urges shareholders to accept Sprint deal

With Alternative Offers From Blackstone & Icahn On The Table, Dell Filing Shows It Will Push Ahead With Silver Lake Merger

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Dell announced today that it has filed its initial proxy materials with the SEC in connection with a merger agreement between Dell, its Chairman and CEO Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners. Under the terms of the deal, shareholders would received $13.65 in cash for each share of stock, which...
With Alternative Offers From Blackstone & Icahn On The Table, Dell Filing Shows It Will Push Ahead With Silver Lake Merger

Carl Icahn owns six percent of Dell, likely to oppose buyout

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Investor Carl Icahn has recently purchased 100 million shares of Dell, giving him a six percent stake in the company. While Icahn himself has no comment on his intention, sources familiar with the situation have claimed that he has met with advisors to Dell's special committee, and have urged them...
Carl Icahn owns six percent of Dell, likely to oppose buyout
Dell avoids hostile takeover from Carl Icahn, hopes for better deal

Clearwire continues to ponder Dish offer: Sprint dubs rival bid 'illusory'

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Clearwire said today that it will continue to entertain a buyout offer from Dish Network even though Sprint Nextel dubbed the rival bid from the satellite TV operator “illusory” and contingent on many things which are not actionable. Clearwire also indicated that its special committee in charge of analyzing acquisition...
Clearwire continues to ponder Dish offer: Sprint dubs rival bid 'illusory'

Southeastern Comes Out Against "Inadequate" Dell Buyout Plan

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Southeastern Management, the Memphis-based investment firm and the single largest outside shareholder in the troubled computing giant, today came out against the proposed $24.4 billion buyout offer from founding CEO Michael Dell and the private equity firm Silver Lake. In an open letter to the special committee of Dell’s board...
Southeastern Comes Out Against "Inadequate" Dell Buyout Plan

Wall Street Beat: Dell says Icahn bid comes up short by billions

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As the time for a shareholder vote draws near, the Dell special committee weighing competing bids for the company said Wednesday that a plan from investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management comes up short by billions of dollars.The Dell committee reiterated that an offer from company founder Michael...
Wall Street Beat: Dell says Icahn bid comes up short by billions

Dell Committee Slams Icahn's Latest Offer, Saying It Falls Short

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The special committee of Dell’s board of directors overseeing its go-private process fired back at activist investor Carl Icahn’s latest proposal today in a letter to shareholders, saying it is “not, in its present state, a transaction that the special committee could endorse or execute.” Earlier today, Icahn proposed that...
Dell Committee Slams Icahn's Latest Offer, Saying It Falls Short

It's official: Sprint is trying to buy the rest of Clearwire for $2.1B

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Sprint’s Dan Hesse The ongoing fluctuations in the mobile market took yet another turn today as Sprint Nextel announced its intentions to buy out its partner Clearwire for $2.1 billion. The acquisition talks were disclosed in SEC filings Thursday morning, and Clearwire said it would not be commenting further on...
It's official: Sprint is trying to buy the rest of Clearwire for $2.1B

Olympus shareholders given chance to quiz board members

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Japanese camera maker to aims to hold managers to account over fraud claims at emergency meeting on 20 AprilOlympus, the Japanese camera maker suing 19 current and former executives over accounting fraud, has told the Tokyo stock exchange it will hold an emergency shareholders' meeting on 20 April.Michael Woodford, the...
Olympus shareholders given chance to quiz board members

Wall Street Beat: Dell says Icahn bid comes up short by billions

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As the time for a shareholder vote draws near, the Dell special committee weighing competing bids for the company said Wednesday that a plan from investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management comes up short by billions of dollars....
Wall Street Beat: Dell says Icahn bid comes up short by billions

Everything You Need to Know About the Dell Offers

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The Dell special committee has released the letters it received from Blackstone Group and Carl Icahn....
Everything You Need to Know About the Dell Offers

Embattled Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson reportedly set to quit over fake resume

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Tech company is expected to announce that he will leave 'for personal reasons' a week after it was revealed he lied on CVYahoo's embattled chief executive Scott Thompson is on the verge of quitting, according to reports.Thompson, who has led the internet firm for less than six months, has been...
Embattled Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson reportedly set to quit over fake resume

Dish raises bid for Clearwire as Sprint buyout comes down to the wire

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Tensions have risen even further in the four-way stand off between Sprint, Clearwire, Dish Network and SoftBank. On the eve of a shareholder vote determining whether Sprint will take over Clearwire, Dish has upped its bid for the WiMAX operator by 29 percent. Dish is now offering $4.40 a share...
Dish raises bid for Clearwire as Sprint buyout comes down to the wire

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?

Dell board warns Icahn bid could leave the company short of cash

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A plan proposed by Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management last week as an alternative to Michael Dell's proposal to take his namesake company private would leave it short of cash, Dell's board warned the bidders on Monday.It wants to know more about the proposal -- including who the...
Dell board warns Icahn bid could leave the company short of cash

Dell Confirms Buyout Offers from Blackstone and Icahn, Says Both May Be Superior

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Dell today confirmed what leaked out over the weekend, that private equity firm Blackstone and activist investor Carl Icahn have made offers to buy out the struggling computer company at valuations that are higher than a $24.4 billion offer from founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake partners made last month....
Dell Confirms Buyout Offers from Blackstone and Icahn, Says Both May Be Superior

DealBook: Dell Board Committee Insists Sale Was Best Outcome

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The special committee of Dell's board that supervised the company's $24.4 billion sale to its founder reiterated on Wednesday that the deal was the best option for shareholders....
DealBook: Dell Board Committee Insists Sale Was Best Outcome

Carl Icahn signs a confidentiality agreement to review Dell's books

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American business magnate Carl Icahn has signed a confidentiality agreement to review Dell’s books, and further evaluate the $24 billion leverage buyout to take the company private. With news circulating about Icahn’s involvement, Dell shares rose one percent this morning to $14.30. The Dell privatization saga has experienced twists and...
Carl Icahn signs a confidentiality agreement to review Dell's books

Australian Government Wants To Grill Apple And Microsoft On High Prices (AAPL, MSFT)

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CANBERRA (Reuters) - Apple Inc has been ordered to appear before Australia's parliament with fellow technology giants Microsoft Inc and Adobe Systems Inc to explain why local consumers pay so much for their products, despite the strong Aussie dollar. Broadening a row between the world's most valuable company and Australian...
Australian Government Wants To Grill Apple And Microsoft On High Prices (AAPL, MSFT)

Dish boosts offer for Clearwire to $4.40 per share as bidding war with Sprint escalates

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The bidding war continues. Dish Network has boosted its offer for Bellevue-based Clearwire, just two days before shareholders were set to vote on a competing proposal by Sprint. The latest offer of $4.40 per share represents a 29 percent premium over Sprint’s last-and-final offer of $3.40. The new bid comes as...
Dish boosts offer for Clearwire to $4.40 per share as bidding war with Sprint escalates
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