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  • Faber: Microsoft May Invest $1B-$3B in Dell     Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 11:09 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber breaks the news that Microsoft is in talks to invest $1 billion to $3 billion as part of a Dell leveraged buyout. (4:30)

  • Asian Tycoons in Final Showdown Over Fraser & Neave Sunday, 20 Jan 2013 | 10:12 PM ET
    A range of F&N's soft drinks

    Thailand's third-richest man has raised his stake and takeover offer for Fraser and Neave to fend off a bid by a group led by Indonesian tycoon Stephen Riady as the battle for the Singapore property and drinks group draws towards a close.

  • The price for a Dell deal will be $13.50-$14 per share, reports CNBC's David Faber. The equity investments from Silver Lake and other potential investors is roughly $2 billion, he says.

  • Dell In Talks Over Potential Leveraged Buyout     Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 3:38 PM ET

    Silver Lake Partners is the driving force behind the Dell buyout, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • Does Dell Need Private Time?     Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 7:07 AM ET

    Dan Primack, Fortune senior editor, weighs in on a potential buyout of the tech giant, and why he believes Dell's numbers are just too big to get a deal done. Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization president, and Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Co. chairman & CEO, also discuss.

  • Potential Dell Buyout?     Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 2:55 PM ET

    Shares of Dell are surging nearly 14 percent, with the "Street Signs" team; Jack Ablin, Harris Private Bank; and Jayson Noland, Robert W. Baird.

  • Dell is reportedly in talks with private equity firms over a potential buyout. Meanwhile, Dell issued a "no comment" to CNBC. David Lutz, at Stifel Nicolaus; Jack Ablin, Harris Private Bank; and CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Jon Fortt, weigh in.

  • Faber Report: LBO Misfires     Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012 | 9:41 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber has an update on private equity buyouts, and the outlook on mergers and acquisitions.

  • 2013: Comeback Year For M&A Action?     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 10:32 AM ET

    Robert Kindler, Morgan Stanley global head of M&A, weighs in on the $8.2 billion NYSE/ICE merger, and explains why he believes deal-making is poised for resurgence in 2013.

  • Apple Greenlights Google Maps     Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 1:55 PM ET

    Google maps is approved for listing in the Apple app store; and Best Buy shares jump on reports its founder Richard Schulze is prepared to make a $5-$6 billion buyout offer, with CNBC's Robert Frank and John Carney.

  • Does Hostess Have a Suitor?     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 3:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the last day for potential buyers to grab a seat at the Twinkie table.

  • Billionaire Green Sells Topshop Stake to US Group Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 4:31 AM ET
    Philip Green, the billionaire owner of fashion retailer Arcadia Group Ltd

    British retail billionaire Philip Green on Thursday sold a 25 percent stake in Topshop and Topman to U.S. private equity firm Leonard Green and Partners in a deal that values the popular high street chain at 2 billion pounds.

  • Delta in Talks for Virgin Atlantic Stake Sunday, 2 Dec 2012 | 7:18 PM ET
    Delta Airlines

    Delta Air Lines has held recent talks to buy a 49 percent stake in British carrier Virgin Atlantic that is currently held by Singapore Airlines, two people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

  • Roadmap: ADP, iPad Mini & More     Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses today's major business topics, including a better-than-expected ADP employment report, whether a Best Buy buyout is near, and the development of the iPad Mini.

  • Is Best Buy Buyout Unlikely?     Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 9:47 AM ET

    Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer analyst, discusses why he doubts the company's founder will be able to take the company private, and explains his "market perform" rating on the stock and $17 price target.

  • Faber Report: Best Buy Going Private?     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 9:49 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber has the latest details on a possible buyout deal of the big box store, and discussing the impact on the stock and shareholders, with David Strasser, Janney Montgomery Scott.

  • Will Schulze Take Best Buy Private?     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 7:52 AM ET

    Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets, discusses what's at stake if the giant retailer decides to go private.

  • Best Buy: Private Ambitions?     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 6:32 AM ET

    There's word the giant electronic retailer is exploring the idea of going private. Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co. senior equity research analyst weighs in on the strategy.

  • Investing In A Low-Yield World     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    Discussing the trade on 10-year Treasury yields since the charts are hitting all-time lows, and how to play Pep Boys after its proposed buyout deal with a private equity group has fallen apart, with Jeff Kilburg, Kilburg Capital and Michael Murphy, Rosecliff Capital.

  • Where Have All the LBOs Gone?     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    Scott Sperling, Thomas H. Lee Partners co-president, weighs in on leveraged buyout shops and the future of private equity investments after the presidential election.