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Dell special committee says Icahn bid lacks credibility

In a presentation filed with the SEC, Dell's special committee says Carl Icahn hasn't provided any information it requested.

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Carl Icahn joins Twitter with a funny plea for Dell

The activist investor, known for saying what's on his mind, is now using Twitter as his platform.

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Dell special committee slams new Icahn plan as incomplete

Committee says activist investor's latest proposal lacks adequate financing and a remedy for the company and its shareholders if his proposal were to fail.

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Dell tells shareholders to vote for Michael Dell deal

The board says the founder's buyout offer will provide the "best possible outcome for shareholders," trumping the rival bid from Carl Icahn.

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Dell asks shareholders to vote in favor of founder's deal

The company will hold a special meeting of the shareholders on July 18 to approve the transaction between Dell and Michael Dell.

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Dell asks for more information on Icahn bid

The company has requested several items from Carl Icahn to determine if his offer is truly superior to the one presented by Silver Lake and Michael Dell.

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Carl Icahn targets Dell, HP before the PC goes 'downhill'

The U.S. PC industry for sale? Carl Icahn thinks so. And he wants to move fast before the PC dies.

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Carl Icahn proposes alternative to $24.4B Dell buyout deal

The activist investor has teamed up with Southeastern Asset Management to offer an alternative to the current offer.

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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.

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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.

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Icahn to limit Dell stake but can talk with other investors

Activist investor Carl Icahn has agreed not to buy more than 10 percent of Dell shares or partner with others to own more than 15 percent.

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Michael Dell promises greater investment in PCs and tablets

In his quest to take the company private, the Dell CEO says he'll spend more money on PCs and tablets, hire more salespeople, and compete more aggressively overseas.

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