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Family Dollar: Headed For A Buyout? Family Dollar: Headed For A Buyout?

Things have not been looking good for Family Dollar. The dollar store chain’s stocks continue to slide, recently hitting a 52 week low. Both the company’s shares and earnings fell short of original projections made by Zacks Consensus Estimate. Analyists …

BlackBerry Buyout Announced For $4.7 Billion BlackBerry Buyout Announced For $4.7 Billion

Last month, following yet another disappointing quarterly report, BlackBerry announced that it had formed a committee to consider “strategic alternatives.” Among these alternatives was the option of selling the entire company. BlackBerry today announced that this possibility has become a …

NPR Buyouts: Plan To Cut Staff By 10% NPR Buyouts: Plan To Cut Staff By 10%

NPR announced on Friday that it will attempt to reduce its staff by about 10% through voluntary buyouts, in order to balance the budget. NPR is a very popular source of news and entertainment for many people, and it is …

Dell Shareholders Approve $25 Billion Buyout Dell Shareholders Approve $25 Billion Buyout
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Dell today announced that its shareholders have approved the proposed buyout of the PC manufacturing company by the company’s founder and CEO, Michael Dell (pictured). The vote was taken today at a special shareholders meeting. The $24.9 billion transaction will …

Dell Buyout Deal Close to Sealed at $23 Billion Dell Buyout Deal Close to Sealed at $23 Billion
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The Wall Street Journal today is reporting that a $23 billion deal to take computer company Dell private is close to complete. The Journal cites “people familiar with the matter,” who state the deal could purchase Dell stock at $13.50 …

Dell Buyout Could Include Microsoft Investment Dell Buyout Could Include Microsoft Investment

Last week it was announced that Dell was participating in buyout talks that could take the company private. Silver Lake Partners and Michael Dell were both name-dropped as potential investors in the buyout. Today, the Wall Street Journal is reporting …

Report: Dell Participating In Buyout Talks Report: Dell Participating In Buyout Talks

Dell may be looking to go private, as the company has been participating in buyout talks with Silver Lake Partners, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The publication, citing a person familiar with the matter, reports that …

5 Tech Deals That Should Happen

Today’s big news from TechCrunch is is that Google is in the final stages of acquiring digg for about $200 million.  Makes sense to me.  Particularly given some of Google’s recent experiments having social voting in their search results pages.