Dell's Win, Point By Point

Law360, New York (August 17, 2013, 12:24 AM ET) -- A Delaware judge on Friday rejected Carl Icahn’s effort to block Dell’s $25 billion leveraged buyout. The ruling likely spells an end to the billionaire's campaign against the deal, and paves the way for a shareholder vote in September. 

Icahn was seeking an order moving up the company's annual meeting to coincide with the merger vote, arguing that would give shareholders a more evenhanded choice between a $13.88-per-share offer from CEO Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake Partners on the one hand, and a $14-per-share...
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