Tech

Now Dell’s Board Is Voting On A $24 Billion Buyout Backed By Microsoft

[credit provider=””>Dell.com “] A $24 billion deal to take computer maker Dell private faces one last hurdle: The company’s board is voting on the offer tonight, Bloomberg reports.According to multiple reports, Silver Lake, a buyout firm will invest $1 billion or more; Microsoft will invest $2 billion; and founder Michael […]
Now Dell’s Board Is Voting On A $24 Billion Buyout Backed By Microsoft
Markets

Private Equity Firms Just Finished Off A Huge 2011, With Deals Up 40%

Private equity may be taking its lumps from Republican presidential candidates trying to derail former Bain Capital chief Mitt Romney’s nomination bid, but sponsor activity has continued unabated. Indeed, despite difficult conditions in the credit markets, private equity firms quietly inked $35 billion of new leveraged buyouts in the fourth […]
Private Equity Firms Just Finished Off A Huge 2011, With Deals Up 40%
Markets

Goldman Sachs Just Became A Seller Of European Diapers

In what has to be one of the more peculiar Goldman Sachs investments out there, Goldman and American buyout company TPG have teamed up to spend $1.5 acquiring diaper-maker Ontex from Candover, according to the Wall Street Journal. Candover investments, a London-based firm, was looking to ditch Ontex as the […]
Goldman Sachs Just Became A Seller Of European Diapers