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Description: Dell Inc.’s proposed $3.9 billion buyout of Perot Systems Corp. reflects the second-largest personal-computer maker’s ambitions in the market for health- care information technology.

Source: Bloomberg.com

Date: 9/22/2009

Keys: Mergers and acquisitions, marketing

Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=aQoF5RIBfpSY

Questions for discussion:

  • Explain why this deal makes sense for Dell.
  • How might it affect its financial metrics – particularlythose found in cash flows reports?
  • Do you agree with the price offered? Explain your answer.

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