Carl Icahn has bought 72M Dell (DELL +0.4%) shares from would-be buyout partner Southeastern...

|About: Dell Inc. (DELL)|By:, SA News Editor

Carl Icahn has bought 72M Dell (DELL +0.4%) shares from would-be buyout partner Southeastern Asset (half its stake), and is proposing a $14/share tender offer for 62% of Dell's outstanding shares (1.1B shares). The Southeastern deal makes Icahn Dell's largest outside shareholder. Dell, whose shareholder vote on Michael Dell/Silver Lake's LBO offer remains set for July 18, has edged higher to $13.45. (previous)