I am not reading any more of those thousands of letter to Dell shareholders who got extra time to be serenaded by all and sundry. $DELL
OK. Dell meeting adjourned to solicit additional proxies. As if 5 months were not enough. really.
The Dell meeting has started. Now we wait for it to be either adjourned or for them to declare victory.
Dell meeting has lots of reporters and lots of shareholders. Room for 350 people is full. $DELL
$Dell not being streamed, no pix allowed. Alex Mandl to run show, however short it might be.
On early from West Coast for Dell drama.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 17 (Reuters) – Dell Inc
shareholders face a critical decision – whether or not to
approve founder Michael Dell’s proposal to take the personal
computer maker private at $13.65 a share.
The special shareholders’ vote is now too close to call,
with activist investor Carl Icahn and major shareholder
Southeastern Asset Management repeatedly arguing that the offer
undervalues the company and its growth prospects.
SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, July 15 (Reuters) – Hewlett-Packard
Co on Monday appointed three big-name directors,
including former Microsoft Corp software chief Raymond
Ozzie and former McDonald’s Corp Chief Executive James
Skinner, as the struggling PC maker searches for a chairman and
addresses top-level stumbles of past years.
The PC maker, which has been trying to strengthen its board
after years of leadership calamities, also named Robert Bennett,
former CEO of Liberty Media Corp and said it will
continue searching for more directors. It is also looking for a
permanent nonexecutive chairman to succeed Ralph Whitworth, who
holds the position on an interim basis.