Dell Buyout Deal Snapshot: 9 Things To Know

Michael Dell Deal

Michael Dell and private-equity firm Silver Lakes want to buy back $24.4 billion in publicly owned stock, at $13.65 a share, and take the Round Rock, Texas-based company private. Michael Dell says a private Dell wouldn't be hamstrung by Wall Street and would allow him to diversify his company away from commodity PC sales to one that delivered business and software services.

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