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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 predict a 14% drop in earnings by the end of 2014. There is a chance that a lift may be …

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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 reality. BlackBerry today announced that it has been bought for $4.7 billion by an investment consortium. The consortium is led …

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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 sad to hear of news like this. Hopefully people will not have to miss out on too many of their …

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Dell Shareholders Approve $25 Billion Buyout

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 see Michael Dell take control of the company along with investment firm Silver Lake Partners. The buyout was first proposed …

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Dell Buyout Deal Close to Sealed at $23 Billion

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 to $13.75 per share. These price estimates fit within the range that was rumored as far back as mid-January, when …

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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 that Microsoft may be willing to toss a few billion dollars into the deal. According to “a person familiar with …

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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 discussions took place on Tuesday for “a leveraged buyout at around $13 to $14 a share,” and that the buyout …

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