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"(We) considered an array of strategic alternatives," says Dell's (DELL) board, responding to...

"(We) considered an array of strategic alternatives," says Dell's (DELL) board, responding to the dissident shareholders (14A). In addition to normal deliberations, the board hired a prominent management consultant for assistance. The buyout offers a price premium and "shifts the risks" of the business to the buyer group.
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  • Chris DeMuth Jr.
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    Whether or not this is the right price, the DELL board was meticulous procedurally, helping protect it from shareholder litigation.
    11 Feb 2013, 07:59 AM Reply Like
  • Kraken
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    "The buyout offers a price premium"

     

    Gee, well I guess since Michael Dell offered a premium, he should be able to take the company private. I don't think Mr. Dell understands how the market works, its not just about paying a premium, its about paying a fair price.
    11 Feb 2013, 12:50 PM Reply Like
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