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Dell wants to go private at $13 to $14 per share, sources say

By Shawn Knight ยท 4 replies
Jan 16, 2013
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  1. As we reported yesterday, Dell is reportedly in talks with a couple of fims interested in taking the company private. A day later we have learned that private-equity firm Silver Lake Partners is among those interested, according to people familiar...

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  2. Littleczr

    Littleczr TS Addict Posts: 439   +85

    I really like the Dell Ultrasharp U2711 I have. Wonder if it would affect those type of monitor sales.
  3. lchu12

    lchu12 TS Booster Posts: 195   +9

    Can anyone explain how this will effect Dell and the industry?

    What are the pro and con with this move?

    I read the last part, but is that the only reason...
  4. captainawesome

    captainawesome TS Guru Posts: 428   +44

    What is going on with TS's spellcheck nowadays??
    "As we reported yesterday, Dell is reportedly in talks with a couple of fims"
  5. SCJake

    SCJake TS Rookie Posts: 80

    Everything on wallstreet (publically traded companies) is driven by the populace, who, in general, is dumb. So Dell going private would give them A LOT more freedom in what they do as it would keep them out from under the public's thumb, and it would also give them a lot more freedom government wise. There are a lot more things affected by going private, but it basically boils down to those 2 things. Also lets them keep a lot more of the money that they actually earn in house instead of wallstreet fees, paying shares when someone sells, etc.

    Personally all companies should stay private, but thats just my opinion

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