Michael S. Dell - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21886 en Dell goes private as shareholders approve $24.9 billion deal http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/dell-goes-private-shareholders-approve-249-billion-deal-226718?source=rss_michael_s._dell <p>Shareholders have voted to approve a $24.9 billion buyout of the company by founder and CEO Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake Partners.</p> <p>They will be paid $13.75 per share, an increase from the original offer, as well as an additional cash dividend of $0.13 per share, for a total of $13.88 per share, according to Thursday's announcement.</p> Cloud Computing Dell Michael S. Dell Technology Business Thu, 12 Sep 2013 17:58:32 +0000 admin 226718 at http://www.infoworld.com Why Apple has thrived while Dell may die http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/why-apple-has-thrived-while-dell-may-die-223402?source=rss_michael_s._dell <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Chart_Up_Down_hp.jpg" alt="Why Apple has thrived while Dell may die" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Dell, the company, isn't Apple, and Michael Dell, the man, isn't Steve Jobs.</p> Consumerization of IT The Industry Standard Apple Dell Michael S. Dell Microsoft Windows Desktop PCs iOS Laptop PCs Technology Business Thu, 25 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bill Snyder 223402 at http://www.infoworld.com Icahn in control after Dell ups offer to take company private http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/icahn-in-control-after-dell-ups-offer-take-company-private-223389?source=rss_michael_s._dell <p>Michael Dell and Silver Lake's decision to raise the offer to take Dell private is a concession that rival Carl Icahn and affiliate parties may have an upper hand in the wrangling to take over the company, observers of the deal said.</p> <p>Founder Dell and Silver Lake on Wednesday offered shareholders $13.75, an increase from the original offer of $13.65 proposed in February, which was met with opposition from Icahn and other institutional investors, who believed the company was being undervalued.</p> The Industry Standard Dell Michael S. Dell Technology Business Wed, 24 Jul 2013 18:42:03 +0000 admin 223389 at http://www.infoworld.com