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The deal Michael Dell has been pushing for has officially been approved.
Dell's special committee has reached a deal with Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners, reports David Faber, with details of the new deal.
The Dell deal calls for $13.75 per share, and a special dividend of $0.13 per share, plus a guaranteed dividend of $0.08 in the third quarter, reports CNBC's David Faber.
Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets analyst, discusses why he prefers Carl Icahn's deal for the PC maker over Michael Dell's bid to take the company private.
David Eaton, Vice President of Proxy Research at Glass Lewis believes that if the Friday vote does happen, Michael Dell may not be able to garner enough votes to support his buyout proposal.
As the Friday deadline approaches, Michael Dell and the Dell board remain in talks and there is progress on the buyout of the computer maker, sources say.
Michael Dell seems willing to let the deal to buy the company he founded go to a self-defeating vote this Friday. Why?
Dell's special committee is willing to change the record date if Michael Dell keeps his bid at $13.75, reports CNBC's David Faber.
According to a source, Dell's special committee is not willing to agree with a change in voting standards, reports CNBC's David Faber.
Oracle President Mark Hurd did his best to dispel speculation that he's considering defecting for the top job at Dell, telling CNBC that he's happy where he is.
CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on Michael Dell and Silver Lake's attempts to take the PC maker private, and provides an update on Community Health's attempts to acquire Health Management Associates for $3.9 billion.
Activist Carl Icahn is making it very clear that he thinks Michael Dell is a sore loser who is just plain full of it.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports from Round Rock, Texas, on the new offer from Michael Dell and Silver Lake, as well as the postponement of the shareholder meeting till August 2nd.
Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners responded Wednesday to a demand for a higher bid from Dell's special committee, saying the $13.75 per share offered is a "full and fair price."
CNBC's David Faber reports that Michael Dell and Silver Lake have released a statement saying the new offer is a full and fair price, and about 27 percent of unaffiliated shares have not voted. They emphasize it's not fair to count not-yet-voted shares as no votes.
Mark Shafir, global co-head of mergers & acquisitions, Citigroup, discusses the Michael Dell/Silver Lake offer for Dell. Shafir is an advisor to Dell and Silver Lake. He also talks about Elan and the broader M&A picture in the second half.
Eli Lustgarten of Longbow Research says Caterpillar is probably reaching a bottom and that if mining stabilizes it should be an up year for the stock. The key will be that earnings don't continue downward next year. Ann Duignan of JPMorgan weighs in.
Michael Dell and Silver Lake offer $13.75/share to buy back the company, and the board moves the shareholder meeting to August 2nd. The new buyout offer expires at 6pm tonight, reports CNBC's David Faber.
Carr Lanphier, Morningstar analyst, weighs in on Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners' new offer of $13.75/share.
The company announces it's moving the shareholder meeting to August 2nd in light of a new offer from Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners.