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"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.
This asset manager says he's met with three new clients with over $1 million each but the "shock and awe" of 2008 still looms large in their psyche.
CNBC's David Faber breaks down the tech giant's fourth quarter numbers, and reports the latest details on the company's plans to go private.
Keith Woolcock, partner at 5th Column Ideas, says the Dell-story tells the PC cycle is dead, but the Apple share price indicates the end of cycle for smartphones, adding the few tech stocks worth investing in are already on very high PE.
Dell reported a 31-percent drop in profit, hurt by a shrinking consumer business, but the results topped analysts' expectations. This came just over a week after founder Michael Dell offered to take the company private.
CNBC's Jon Fortt provides a preview of Dell's earnings, due out after the bell. And David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors, provides additional insight on what to expect when the tech giant goes private.
Carr Lanphier, Morningstar analyst, provides a preview of Dell's earnings and what investors can expect if the company proceeds with its plans to go private.
Mark O'Hare, CEO of Preqin, says leverage is back, as multiples on buyout deals are going up.
Dell Chief Executive Michael Dell, aiming to clinch a $24.4 billion deal to take the No. 3 PC maker private, has agreed to value his 16 percent stake about 2 percent below the offer price.
Three of Dell's largest investors joined Southeastern Asset Management on Friday in objecting to a $24.4 billion buyout of the No. 3 PC maker led by Chief Executive Michael Dell, sources said, as opposition grows to the largest buyout since the start of the financial crisis.
Brian White, Managing Director & Senior Analyst for IT Hardware, Networking & Tech Supply Chain, Topeka Capital Markets says Michael Dell wants to focus on the enterprise market and make a bigger push into cloud computing without the scrutiny of its PC business.
CNBC's Scott Wapner just spoke with a large shareholder of Dell, Rich Pzena, who says he will be voting his shares "no" on the deal.
Is it easier to work your way out of a PC hole if you are not public? Dennis Berman, The Wall Street Journal; and Dan Primack, Fortune Magazine, discuss Dell's plan to go private, and what investors are likely to expect.
CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on Dell's $24.4 billion leveraged buyout deal.
Dell agreed to be taken private Tuedsay in a nearly $24 billion buyout deal by a consortium led by its founder and chief executive, Michael Dell.
CNBC's David Faber has the latest details on Dell's deal with private equity firm Silver Lake Partners. Terms of the deal reveal Dell shareholders will receive $13.65 in cash per share of common stock. Also, David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors weighs in on how to play the stock now.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports the latest details on the $24.4 billion deal.
Dell moved closer to a nearly $24 billion buyout deal, with price negotiations narrowing to $13.50 to $13.75 a share in what would be the biggest leveraged buyout since the financial crisis.
CNBC's David Faber has the latest details on a report that puts the Dell deal close to $13.50 a share.
Dan Primack, Fortune; and Carr Lanphier, Morningstar, discuss Dell's plans to sell itself to a buyout consortium, and weighs in on the state of the PC business today.