Michael Dell


  • It's a complicated deal at first glance, but really it boils down to how much faith current shareholders have in Dell's future, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Icahn's Bid for Dell  Friday, 10 May 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    Carl Icahn is taking direct aim at Dell and Silverlake's $13.65 offer to take the company private, with Carr Lanphier, analyst at Morningstar, and CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

  • The Icahn-Southeastern Bid  Friday, 10 May 2013 | 1:11 PM ET

    Carl Icahn and Dell's largest independent shareholder, Southeastern will challenge founder Michael Dell's bid to take the struggling computer firm private, with CNBC's Scott Wapner.

  • Will Icahn's Bid For Dell Work?  Friday, 10 May 2013 | 8:34 AM ET

    Ben White, POLITICO; Allan Sloan, Fortune; and Aaron Task, Yahoo! Finance, discuss Carl Icahn and Southeastern's recent offer for Dell.

  • Market Roundtable: Management Buyout Battles  Friday, 10 May 2013 | 7:06 AM ET

    Ben White, POLITICO; Allan Sloan, Fortune; and Aaron Task, Yahoo! Finance, discuss Carl Icahn's bid for Dell, the move to split the roles of chairman and CEO at JPMorgan.

  • Blackstone to Begin Dell Due Diligence  Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 1:52 PM ET

    Can Michael Dell work with Blackstone? CNBC's John Carney and Bob Pisani weigh in.

  • UBS Lowers Dell Estimates  Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 10:30 AM ET

    Steve Milunovich, hardware analyst at UBS, explains why his company has lowered its numbers on Dell.

  • Early Movers: WMT, PCS, AXP & More Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 7:42 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Dell Warns of Risks of Remaining a Public Company Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Dell warned on Friday that it would be dangerous to take on a lot of debt and remain a public company given its worsening profit outlook, in a sign that it views proposals from Blackstone Group and billionaire investor Carl Icahn as fraught with risk.

  • Joe Kernen and Becky Quick tackle the daily 'Word Jumble'

    Blogging tidbits, insights, and some sarcasm on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME from the notepad of the senior executive producer of "Squawk Box."

  • Dell Bidding War – Cramer’s Ultimate Winner Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 6:53 PM ET

    Smart money players have gotten into a bidding war for Dell. Find out who Cramer thinks will be the ultimate winner.

  • A special committee of Dell board is evaluating separate takeover proposals from Blackstone and billionaire investor Carl Icahn to decide whether either or both are likely to trump an existing $24.4 billion take-private deal.

  • Blackstone, Icahn Set up 3-Way Battle to Buy Dell Sunday, 24 Mar 2013 | 1:22 PM ET

    Dell appeared to have received competing offers following a $24.4 billion agreement last month to be taken private by its founder and private equity firm Silver Lake, setting up a tug-of-war.

  • Will Michael Dell Be Outbid?  Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Marshall Sonenshine, Chairman and CEO of Sonenshine Partner, discusses the likelihood of rival bidders appearing before tonight's "go-shop" deadline.

  • Blackstone Asks Oracle's Hurd If He Wants to Run Dell Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 5:34 AM ET
    Mark Hurd

    Blackstone, which is weighing an offer for Dell, is making an aggressive push to recruit Oracle President Mark Hurd to be chief executive of the world's No. 3 PC maker.

  • The Devil in Dell's Details  Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 10:35 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber tracks the process of Dell's attempts to go private, beginning on August 16th, when two private equity firms first approached Michael Dell.

  • Faber Report: Dell's Rocky Road to a Deal  Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 9:40 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on Dell's leveraged buyout attempt.

  • Icahn Builds Dell Stake, Complicating Buyout  Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 8:02 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber discusses the latest developments in Dell's attempt to go private, while activist investor Carl Icahn has let it be known he wants the company to conduct a leveraged recapitalization.

  • Icahn Takes an Interest in Dell  Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 3:10 PM ET

    Carl Icahn has likely amassed a Dell position that may approach 100 million shares, reports CNBC's David Faber.

  • Cooperman's 'Moral Argument' Against Dell Deal  Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 7:35 AM ET

    "Generally speaking, leveraged buyouts are giant case of inside trading by management against their shareholders," said Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors chairman & CEO, sharing his views on Dell's attempt to go private.