Dell Now Has Three Potential Buyers

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Who will own Dell (NASDAQ: DELL)? Three parties are now in the running: (1) Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners, (2) Blackstone Group and (3) Carl Icahn, a Dell special committee confirmed today. The anticipated Blackstone and Icahn offers may exceed an earlier proposal from Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners, which valued the company at $13.65 per share. So what’s next for Dell and its channel partners? The three-part answer involves: Negotiations: Dell’s special committee intends to “work diligently with all three potential acquirers to ensure the best possible outco (IT news)