Computer Hardware Michael Dell

  • *ACTIVIST INVESTOR CARL ICAHN SAYS MICHAEL DELL IS USING "SCARE TACTICS"- CNBC INTERVIEW. *CARL ICAHN SAYS VMWARE IS MUCH MORE VALUABLE THAN DELL ITSELF. *ICAHN SAYS WOULD NOT NECESSARILY OBJECT TO DELL IPO.

  • Michael Dell, CEO of Dell Inc., attends the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 8, 2016.

    Amid widespread opposition to the plan for buying the tracking stock, Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners are looking at alternatives including raising the price or dropping the plan altogether.

  • Sept 23- Dell Technologies Inc is exploring an initial public offering after shelving this option earlier this year in favor of going public by buying back a special type of stock from investors, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. Dell's IPO deliberations come as several hedge funds, including Elliott Management Corp and Canyon Capital Advisors...

  • Aug 13- Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk tweeted on Monday that he was working with buyout firm Silver Lake and investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc as financial advisers on his plan to take the U.S. electric car maker private. A source familiar with the matter said Silver Lake was offering its assistance to Musk in his exploration of a deal without...

  • Aug 8- Billionaire investor Elon Musk has always done things his own way, from designing space rockets to manufacturing electric cars. Musk announced on Twitter on Tuesday that he was considering taking Tesla private for $420 per share, or $72 billion, in what would be the biggest deal of this kind. said Steven Kaplan, a University of Chicago professor who...

  • If Tesla were to go private at $420 per share, it would be worth $71.3 billion, making it the largest leveraged buyout in history. These are the current top 10 largest leveraged buyouts of all time.

  • Dell said the agreement values its equity at between $61.1 billion and $70.1 billion, more than twice the value of the $24.9 billion deal that founder and Chief Executive Officer Michael Dell and buyout firm Silver Lake clinched to take the company private in 2013.. Going public gives Michael Dell and Silver Lake the option to eventually sell down their stakes,...

  • Dell said the agreement values its equity at between $61.1 billion and $70.1 billion, more than twice the value of the $24.9 billion deal that founder and Chief Executive Officer Michael Dell and buyout firm Silver Lake clinched to take the company private in 2013.. Going public gives Michael Dell and Silver Lake the option to eventually sell down their stakes,...

  • Michael Dell, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell Inc., speaks during a keynote session during the South By Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin, Texas, U.S., on Saturday, March 10, 2018. 

    Dell Technologies owners Michael Dell and Silver Lake get some benefits out of Monday's deal to buy back Dell's tracking stock, but the real goal -- owning all of WMware -- remains elusive.

  • Dell said the cash and stock deal will value its equity at between $61.1 billion and $70.1 billion, more than twice the $24.9 billion that founder and Chief Executive Michael Dell and buyout firm Silver Lake paid to take company private in 2013.. Going public gives Michael Dell and Silver Lake the option to eventually sell down their stakes, even as they affirmed...

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017.

    Dell says "no one will win" a trade war and so he expects the likelihood that it will happen as "extremely low."

  • The world's largest private technology company owns 80 percent of VMware and issued the tracking stock in 2016 to fund its purchase of EMC Corp, then the biggest stakeholder of VMware. In a move to remove a complex layer of its business, Dell will exchange each share of VMware tracking stock for 1.3665 shares of its Class C common stock, or $109 per share in cash for a...

  • Dell, which owns 80 percent of VMware, issued the tracking stock in 2016 to fund its purchase of data storage firm EMC Corp.. The world's largest private technology company will exchange each share of VMware tracking stock for 1.3665 shares of its Class C common stock, or $109 per share in cash for a total cash consideration of not more than $9 billion.

  • Priscilla Chan (R) and her husband Mark Zuckerberg announce the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to "cure, prevent or manage all disease" by the end of the century during a news conference at UCSF Mission Bay in San Francisco.

    Total giving was up 5 percent in 2017, according to the Giving USA annual report.

  • Carl Icahn at Delivering Alpha 2015 in New York.

    Carl Icahn reveals the size of his position in VMware on CNBC's "Halftime Report" Monday.

  • Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla

    The Tesla CEO's refusal to answer analyst questions on a Wednesday conference call baffled analysts and raises questions about his future relationship with Wall Street.

  • Pivotal Software CEO Rob Mee.

    Pivotal Software started trading at $16.75 per share on Thursday, above the IPO price of $15 per share, but the stock fell shortly after its debut.

  • The One57 building in New York.

    The Dell Technologies founder purchased the penthouse at the One57 skyscraper in 2014, sources told The Wall Street Journal.

  • Bill and Melinda Gates in Paris last April.

    The list shows that the "wealthy are flush with cash" and that the economy is strong.

  • Why Dell-VMware reverse-merger would be a 'horror show': GBH Insights chief strategist

    When I first heard about it I thought it was a joke, says Daniel Ives, GBH Insights chief strategy officer, weighing in on rumors Dell is considering selling itself to VMware and why it may not be a good idea.