The founder of PC maker Dell, along with partner Silver Lake, promise to pay $13.75 per share to take the company private.
The company says the shareholder vote over founder Michael Dell's plan to take it private will take place next week.
A special committee could postpone the Friday vote on Michael Dell's buyout offer if polls already cast would sink it, Bloomberg reports.
The activist investor plans to augment his takeover proposal with warrants to let shareholders acquire additional stock should Dell shares climb to "around $20."
Both Glass Lewis and Egan-Jones say that shareholders should vote in favor of the Michael Dell buyout.
Redmond has some head-scratching strategic partnerships such as Barnes & Noble's Nook, but a few have played out decently, at least in terms of distribution.
The proxy advisory firm asserts that the transaction presented by founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners is in the best interests of shareholders.
The suggestion comes with the revelations that activist investor Carl Icahn has secured financing for his takeover proposal, a source tells Reuters.
The activist investor signs up banks and institutional investors to help him finance his bid to buy Dell, according to a report from Reuters.
In a presentation filed with the SEC, Dell's special committee says Carl Icahn hasn't provided any information it requested.
The activist investor, known for saying what's on his mind, is now using Twitter as his platform.
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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