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What Michael Dell knew

This summer, I wrote a piece for Texas Monthly on the management-led buyout of Dell in which I argued that going private was Dell’s best option for survival. The deal was controversial because some big investors, including Carl Icahn, claimed … Continue reading

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Michael Dell prevails in takeover fight — now what?

Here’s my update for Texas Monthly on the takeover battle for Dell Inc., which was finally put to a shareholder vote and approved last week. Now that the seven-month battle is behind him, Michael Dell must implement the big changes … Continue reading

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