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Dell confirms Blackstone drops takeover bid amid PC slump

The private equity firm also cites Dell's "rapidly eroding financial profile" as part of its reason to withdraw from the takeover process.

By April 19, 2013


Blackstone reportedly withdraws $25B takeover bid for Dell

Private-equity firm launched a bid last month to rival Michael Dell's effort to take private the company he founded.

By April 18, 2013


Dell CEO said to mull Blackstone buyout only with CEO assurance

It's unclear if Silver Lake, Blackstone, or Carl Icahn will buy out the PC maker, but Michael Dell is reportedly saying he'll only support Blackstone if he remains the company's CEO.

By March 31, 2013


Blackstone, Icahn to make offers to buy Dell -- reports

Asset-management firm submitted preliminary deal proposal last night, to rival Michael Dell and Silver Lake's $24.4 billion offer, reports say. Additional report says activist investor Carl Icahn has also told Dell's board he'll make an offer.

By March 23, 2013


Dell buyout could be impeded by possible Blackstone bid

Word has it that the asset management firm may be considering outbidding Silver Lake in the buyout that aims to take the PC maker private.

By March 18, 2013


Thousands of LEDs to light up SF-Oakland Bay Bridge

Artist Leo Villareal has created a large-scale LED sculpture that will enliven the Bay Bridge for the next two years. CBS This Morning's John Blackstone reports on how the project came to light.

By March 5, 2013


Dell confirms it has two possibly 'superior' buyout bids

One of the proposals comes from Carl Icahn and the other from Blackstone, Dell will continue to negotiate with both parties.

By March 25, 2013


Dell board weighs competing takeover offers, report says

Things have gotten complicated for the PC maker with a pair of last-minute preliminary proposals, one from asset management firm Blackstone Group and the other from activist investor Carl Icahn.

By March 24, 2013


Alibaba said to be prepping bid for all of Yahoo

The Chinese Internet company is reportedly partnering with Softbank, Blackstone Group, and Bain Capital to acquire all of Yahoo.

By November 30, 2011