Dell (DELL) confirms that Carl Icahn has taken a substantial stake in the company, although the...

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

Dell (DELL) confirms that Carl Icahn has taken a substantial stake in the company, although the activist investor hasn't revealed the size of the holding. Icahn opposes the Michael Dell-led $13.65-a-share buyout offer and is instead seeking a $9-a-share special dividend as part of a leveraged re-capitalization.