DELLの創業者で会長のマイケル・デルと投資会社Silver Lakeが、DELLの株式を買収し非公開化することを発表した。
総額で244億ドル(約2.3兆円)。
LBO(Leveraged Buyout)というDELLの資産などを担保にした買収となり、非公開化により株主の意向に左右されない経営を目指すようだ。
Microsoftも20億ドル融資する。

製品やサービスなどは基本的に従来同様のため、既存のユーザーは特に変わりなくDELL製品を利用できる。

HPはこれによる発生するDELLの顧客離れの機会を生かすと声明を発表している。

Microsoft Statement on Loan to Support Dell Privatization
Michael Dell and Silver Lake to acquire Dell Inc.

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Silver Lake
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HP Issues Statement on Dell’s Leveraged Buyout Plan
HPDELL has announced that the investment firm Silver Lake and Michael Dell is the chairman of DELL, DELL shares acquired on February 5, 2013. And private equity.
Totaling $ 24.4 billion (2.3 trillion Yen).

And acquisitions and other assets as collateral that LBO (Leveraged Buyout), of DELL. Aim of management is not influenced by the wishes of the shareholders by privatization.
Loan of $ 20 billion Microsoft.

Such products and services as before basically. Existing users can use the product as it is DELL.

HP has released a statement and take advantage of the opportunities of DELL customer defection generated by this.

Microsoft Statement on Loan to Support Dell Privatization
Michael Dell and Silver Lake to acquire Dell Inc.

DELL
Silver Lake
Microsoft

HP Issues Statement on Dell’s Leveraged Buyout Plan
HP