Buyins and Buyouts


  • 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.

  • P.F. Chang's Buyout Trade     Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 5:47 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders answer a live viewer "tweet" on Novagold, and does PF Chang's buyout mark the beginning of a run in casual dining companies? With Nicole Miller Regan, Piper Jaffray analyst.

  • Buy, Sell or Hold: Oracle Earnings Tomorrow     Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 1:47 PM ET

    Oracle is set to report earnings after the closing bell on Tuesday. Sharing perspective on whether investors should buy, sell or hold shares of the stock, with Rob Breza, RBC Capital Markets analyst.