Behind The Scenes Of Dell's Decision To Go Private (Part II)


Not All Positive

Almost immediately after the $24.4 billion deal was proposed, it was criticized by some of Dell's biggest investors, including Southeastern Asset Management, which owned 8.5 percent of all shares in February.

Southeastern reiterated in an April 9 letter that it thinks Dell could do better than the $13.65 per share that would come as a result of the deal with Silver Lake.