Dell's $24B Buyout Faces Final Test, But Vote Looks Tight

Law360, New York (July 16, 2013, 7:40 PM EDT) -- Dell Inc. shareholders vote Thursday on a $24.4 billion buyout offer that would put the technology giant in the hands of its CEO. Law360 recaps how we got here and why even a “yes” vote may not end the drama.

Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners are offering $13.65 per share for the struggling PC maker. No firm competing bid has emerged, and proxy advisers such as ISS Inc. have noted that Carl Icahn's alternative, a $15.4 billion leveraged stock buyback, is not certain to deliver...
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