Dell Goes Private In $24.4 Billion Leveraged Buyout Deal By Michael Dell And Partners

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http://techcrunch.com – Dell has indeed made the decision to go private, according to reports today from The AP and other sources. The deal reportedly involves a leveraged buyout worth $24.4 billion by company founder Michael Dell and partners. Talks about Dell going private have been growing this year, with reports last week saying that Michael Dell was offering up to $1 billion of his own funds to take control of the company to help make it happen. The deal was reportedly brought to the Dell Board of Directors for a vote last night according to Bloomberg. The deal will also include Microsoft, which is investi (IT news)