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Michael Dell, Silver Lake should win shareholder OK for $25 billion buyout today

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Michael Dell is expected on Thursday to clinch shareholder approval for his $25 billion offer to buy and take Dell Inc private, ending months of conflict with the company’s largest investors and removing uncertainty that has clouded the world’s No. 3 PC maker.

Dell, who founded the company from a college dorm-room in 1984, fought for months to convince skeptical investors his offer was the best option. This week, he gained the upper hand after one of his staunchest opponents, activist investor Carl Icahn, bowed out of the conflict because he said it was “impossible to win.

Sep 12, 2013

Michael Dell, Silver Lake should win shareholder OK for $25 bln buyout Thurs

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Michael Dell is expected
on Thursday to clinch shareholder approval for his $25 billion
offer to buy and take Dell Inc private, ending months
of conflict with the company’s largest investors and removing
uncertainty that has clouded the world’s No. 3 PC maker.

Dell, who founded the company from a college dorm-room in
1984, fought for months to convince skeptical investors his
offer was the best option. This week, he gained the upper hand
after one of his staunchest opponents, activist investor Carl
Icahn, bowed out of the conflict because he said it was
“impossible to win.”

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