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Dell buys Perot Systems for $3.9 billion

By Matthew
Sep 21, 2009
  1. Dell has acquired information technology and business solutions company Perot Systems for around $3.9 billion ($30 per share -- a 68% premium). The cash purchase will anchor Dell's global IT services division, and will allow the computer-maker to expand its range of services, in addition to snagging it a few hardware sales from existing Perot customers.

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  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    Worth the money at half the price.
  3. At The Transition Companies, we believe that acquiring companies, especially ones that have successfully cornered a specific audience, is often the most efficient and effective way to grow a company. Dell is looking to not only grow organically but to shift their current strategy and begin focusing on the services sector of industry. Through acquisitions like the recent Perot Systems deal, Dell will catapult themselves into the computer services sector allowing them to quickly compete with HP and IBM. “We can definitely expect to see continued acquisitions from Dell", says Mike Ryan of The Transition Companies, “as they cast their net deeper into the computer services sector allowing them to rapidly expand their customer base
  4. looking at case study it seems to be cultural change for dell..

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