Without the nagging distractions of shareholders, will Dell be able to execute on ambitious cloud-and-services plans to grow beyond hardware? As of today, we’ll start finding out.
When Carl Icahn invested in Netflix a year ago, he raised the possibility of a sale. Now, he’s turned into the company’s biggest fanboy, and is cashing in on Netflix’s soaring stock.
The take-private deal, valued at just under $25 billion, was approved by shareholders, according to a preliminary count.
Financier Carl Icahn gives up the ghost on his bid for Dell, citing the near impossibility of prevailing given new voting rules.
It looks like the scheduled September 12 shareholder vote on Michael Dell’s proposal will take place after all.
Oh, if we only had a Batphone directly to Tim Cook. Wait, Carl Icahn just might have that. He spoke with Apple’s CEO on Tuesday and like what he’s heard saying the company is very undervalued right now.
Dell’s special board committee agreed to consider a sweetened offer for the company and postpone the shareholder vote on it but don’t expect Carl Icahn to simmer down.
… but he won’t agree to sell off assets or to borrow money to pay off investors, he tells the Wall Street Journal.
Dell calls — then adjourns — special shareholder meeting that was to vote on Michael Dell-Silver Lake Partners’ $24.4 billion buyout offer.
In a move that surprised some, Institutional Shareholder Services came out in favor of Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners’ $24.4 billion buyout proposal.