Blackstone is "seriously considering a bid" for Dell (DELL), Fortune reports, and is forming...

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

Blackstone is "seriously considering a bid" for Dell (DELL), Fortune reports, and is forming "contingency plans" for new leadership in the event Michael Dell remains committed to Silver Lake. Oracle (ORCL) second-in-command and former H-P CEO Mark Hurd is said to be a top choice. Dell +0.4% AH to $14.38. (previous)