Dell Showcasing PC Woes To Justify $24B Bargain: Investor

Law360, New York (March 5, 2013, 1:35 PM EST) -- Dell Inc.’s largest independent shareholder on Tuesday accused the company of “intentionally emphasizing” the decline of personal computers in today’s technology mix to justify a bargain-basement $24.4 billion buyout, demanding to see the company’s books and a list of shareholders.

Southeastern Asset Management LP appeared to be digging in for the long fight it has promised against the buyout by founder Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake.

Dell did not give product breakdowns during its fourth-quarter earnings report, which Southeastern said was an attempt...
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