Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Feb 2013 14:29 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Dell today announced it has signed a definitive merger agreement under which Michael Dell, Dell's Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, in partnership with global technology investment firm Silver Lake, will acquire Dell." So, Dell has gone private, and Microsoft has contributed a $2 billion loan to the deal.
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Soulbender
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2005-08-18

Might still beat being at the mercy of short-sighted and greedy stock-brokers.

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tylerdurden Member since:
2009-03-17

Yeah because large investors are known for their altruism and lack of expectations regarding timely returns on their large investments... ;-)

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kwan_e Member since:
2007-02-18

Yeah because large investors are known for their altruism and lack of expectations regarding timely returns on their large investments... ;-)


Size doesn't matter.

All investors are arseholes and we should all be better off remembering that.

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Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

No of course not but they're commonly in it for the slightly longer run.

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