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Spotlight: Big advisory firm backs Michael Dell's $24.4B proposed buyout of Dell

Institutional Shareholder Services, the largest proxy advisory firm, on Monday backed Michael Dell's $24.4 billion proposed buyout of the firm he founded, the  New York Times  is reporting.

Worldwide PC shipments to decline 7.8% this year, says IDC

Worldwide PC shipments are forecast by IDC to decline by 7.8 percent in 2013, following a 4 percent decline in 2012.

Michael Dell wants to retool Dell into enterprise software and services business

In a pitch to shareholders, Michael Dell said he wants to retool Dell from a PC maker into an enterprise software and services business.

Spotlight: Icahn could be ready to walk away from Dell bid

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn and his partner Southeastern Asset Management could be ready to walk away from their effort to acquire Dell, according to  AllThingsD  citing a story by CNBC.

Icahn, Southeastern urge Dell shareholders to reject Michael Dell's offer

In a filing with securities regulators, billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management are urging Dell shareholders to reject the offer by Michael Dell and his investor group to take the company private, according to an AP report.

Icahn-Southeastern offer for Dell is $3.9B short on funds, says board

In a presentation filed with securities regulators on Wednesday, Dell's board argued that the offer by billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management to keep Dell public is underfunded by $3.9 billion, according to a report by the  New York Times.

Icahn in talks with banks to raise $7B for Dell bid

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is working with partner Southeastern Asset Management to raise $7 billion from lenders to fund a bid for struggling computer maker Dell, according to a report by Reuters. Jefferies & Co. is reportedly leading the lending group and has committed $1.6 billion in funding.

Dell special committee wants more information from Icahn, Southeastern

Dell's special committee needs more information from Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management to decide if their takeover proposal is credible, according to a report by  Fox Business.

Report: Icahn, Southeastern Asset Management to submit alternative bid for Dell

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management are ready to submit a bid for struggling computer maker Dell, the  New York Times  is reporting.

Blackstone pulls out of bidding for Dell

Private equity firm Blackstone has dropped out of the bidding to acquire computer maker Dell, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.