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Dell shareholders approve founder's offer to take firm private

Michael Dell's efforts to take the firm private had hit a stumbling block as he faced stiff resistance from billionaire activist investor Carl Ichan and money manager Southeastern Asset Management.

Dell to invest more on PCs, tablets after $25 billion buyout win

End-user computing, defined as devices such as PCs and tablets, remains an important focus for the company despite the rapid decline of the global personal computer market, the CEO told reporters briefly, without elaborating or taking questions.

Michael Dell, Silver Lake win shareholder OK for $25 bn buyout

Michael Dell clinched shareholder approval on Thursday for his $25 billion offer to buy and take Dell Inc private, ending months of conflict with the company's largest investors and removing the uncertainty surrounding the world's No. 3 PC maker.

Dell launches $5.5 billion loan to back leveraged buyout

A lender meeting was held today in New York City. Michael Dell was on the agenda to discuss the company.

Icahn bows out of battle for control of Dell

Activist investor Carl Icahn said on Monday he was bowing out of an effort to block founder Michael Dell's proposed buyout of Dell Inc, determining "it would be almost impossible to win."

Dell's quarterly profit plummets amid buyout brawl

Dell's fortunes remain closely tied to PC sales, which still yield about half of revenue.

Dell reports 79% slide in profit on shrinking PC sales

Dell Inc has reported a 79 percent slide in profit as personal computer sales continued to shrink.

Dell profit plummets 31% ahead of $24 billion buyout

The founder and CEO did not join in management discussion of the results in a conference call with analysts.

Dell Q2 profit dips 18%; India revenues down 30%

Computer maker Dell has reported 18 percent drop in net profit to USD 732 million in the May-July quarter of this fiscal, which saw 30 percent dip in India revenues -- sharpest fall in the Asia Pacific region.