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Description:  Dell Inc. (DELL) today filed a proxy statement, detailing the process leading up its its $24.4 billion buyout proposal from CEO Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake Partners. The proxy also includes details from the company’s recent “go-shop” period, which resulted in nonbinding indications of interest from The Blackstone Group (BX) and Carl Icahn. The entire package is 274 pages long, and certainly would make a good Friday night read if you’re an M&A junkie (or, more specifically, a lonely M&A junkie). For the rest of you, here is a breakdown of the more interesting cuts:


Date: Mar 29, 2013


Questions for Discussions:

  • What is the situation at Dell as described in the report?
  • How do you think this story will play out?


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