Major shareholders like Carl Icahn who opposed Dell's $24.9 billion go-private acquisition were just trying to drive up the stock price, Michael Dell tells CNBC.» Read More
July 17- Opposition to Michael Dell's bid to take his computer company private grew on Wednesday, and billionaire Carl Icahn argued Dell Inc had no right to delay a shareholder vote, even if the deal looked more likely to fail.
NEW YORK, July 17- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, known for his strong-arm tactics in America's boardrooms, tried to bury the hatchet on Wednesday with a host of former rivals, including fellow hedge fund manager William Ackman.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 17- Dell Inc shareholders face a critical decision- whether or not to approve founder Michael Dell's proposal to take the personal computer maker private at $13.65 a share.
July 17- Prospects of Dell Inc founder Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake taking the world's No. 3 PC maker private grew more uncertain on Wednesday, a day before a scheduled shareholder vote on their $24.4 billion offer.
July 17- The proposal by Michael Dell and Silver Lake to buy out and take private the world's No. 3 PC maker, Dell Inc, for $24.4 billion will be put to the test on Thursday, when shareholders gather in Round Rock, Texas, to cast their votes.
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July 17- Billionaire activist Carl Icahn renewed his call for Dell Inc stockholders to vote against a buyout offer from Michael Dell, amid reports that the company founder might not win enough support for his bid.
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July 16- Dell Inc founder Michael Dell and his private equity partner Silver Lake would not raise their $24.4 billion bid for the world's No. 3 PC maker even if a vote on their offer is delayed, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
At 77 years old, activist investor Carl Icahn has traded in his axe for a Warren Buffett-like investment style.
July 16- Dell Inc may delay a shareholder meeting on a $24.4 billion buyout offer from founder Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake Partners, with the pivotal vote too close to call, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Investors will be on the edge of their seats during the days leading up to the vote that will determine Dell's fate.
A shareholder vote on Michael Dell's proposal to take the tech company private could be delayed if the deal is seen as being voted down, according to sources.
July 16- Dell Inc may delay by about a week a scheduled July 18 shareholder vote on a $24.4 billion buyout offer from founder Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.
July 12- Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake are looking increasingly likely to obtain shareholder approval to take Dell Inc private in a $24.4 billion deal. Icahn, who is Dell's second-largest shareholder after Michael Dell, is now trying to sway investors to vote down the buyout deal by raising his competing offer for the No. 3 PC maker.
July 12- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management Inc sweetened their bid for Dell Inc by adding warrants they say would increase the value of the offer to a range of $15.50 to $18.00 per share from $14.00.
Activist investor Carl Icahn announced he will enhance his offer to buy the PC maker for a proposed $14 per share, plus one warrant, reports CNBC's David Faber.
NEW YORK, July 11- At least three shareholders who collectively hold nearly 3 percent of Dell Inc's shares plan to vote against Chief Executive Michael Dell's $24.4 billion buyout offer, raising questions about shareholder proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services' sway with the PC maker's shareholders.
NEW YORK, July 11- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is preparing a higher bid for computer maker Dell Inc ahead of a key shareholder meeting after proxy firms endorsed founder Michael Dell's $24.4 billion buyout offer.