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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


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


Dell eyeing buyout at $13 to $14 a share -- WSJ

The PC vendor is talking to an investor group about taking the company private at a slight premium to its current valuation of about $21.8 billion, The Wall Street Journal reports.

By January 16, 2013


What's really happening to the VC industry

As large institutions adjust their portfolios and potentially abandon more aggressive strategies, the overall capital committed to alternative assets will undoubtedly shrink.

By August 26, 2009


Tech layoffs: The scorecard

Follow the companies that are shedding workers with this live layoff tracker, which we'll continue to update as more news surfaces.

By June 16, 2009


The makings of another tech mess?

A shaky overall economy inevitably spells trouble for the tech industry. Here's a breakdown of how it could play out.

By October 2, 2008


Venture, private equity fund dollars way up

Investors may be more cautious in a slumping economy, but venture capital funds are booming, a new report says.

By April 7, 2008


Sun posts profit, gets private investment

Server maker's profit beats Wall Street expectations, and private equity firm KKR invests $700 million.

By January 23, 2007


Are megamedia mergers doomed at the altar?

Old media, new media--forget all the buzzwords. There's a more important principle the heads of big media should consider before consenting to blockbuster marriages, according to Wharton experts.

August 11, 2002


Executive pay re-examined

In the aftermath of Enron, what changes, if any, should companies make in their design of compensation packages? Knowledge@Wharton looks at the use and abuse of stock options.

March 23, 2002