Icahn, Dell Take $24B Buyout Row Behind Closed Doors

Law360, New York (March 11, 2013, 1:45 PM EDT) -- Carl Icahn said Monday he has signed a confidentiality agreement in exchange for access to Dell Inc.'s books and records, days after disclosing a “substantial” stake in the company and vowing to vote against its $24.4 billion private equity buyout.

“Icahn Enterprises looks forward to commencing its review of Dell’s confidential information,” Icahn's investment firm said in a brief statement.

The move comes less than a week after Icahn announced he has taken a position in Dell, which is struggling to fend off a shareholder mutiny...
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