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Description:  Comment The mooted Dell takeover, the one to take it private again, is now happening. The big question is why? Why come off the public markets to operate as a private company again? The obvious and logical answer here being that the people buying the company think they can make more money this way than by not doing it. Why do they think this?

 Source:  TheRegister.co.uk

Date: Feb 06, 2013

Link: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/02/06/dell_private_like_tobacco/

Questions for Discussions:

  • What are the reasons for taking Dell private?
  • What are the benefits to stockholders of riding out the remaining life of a company as opposed to attempting to reinvent itself?
  • Why don’t more managers follow this line of thinking?
  • What is Dell’s primary reason for cash flow success, as argued in the report?

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