In what way can it be claimed that Dell is buying Dell from Shareholders "with their own money?"
Investor Carl Icahn and fund Southeastern Asset Management have proposed an alternative to the Mike Dell-led buyout of Dell. In a letter to the PC firm's board, Icahn and Southeastern said they reckoned Dell shareholders should get the option to hang onto holding stock in Dell and take an additional $12 in shares or cash. The …
...when I saw the words Dell, Southeasten and bid, I thought for a moment Dell were putting in a bid to run the Southeastern rail franchise!
I can just imagine it now, the Intel Inside jingle blasts from the PA system at Charring Cross station "Platform six for the 18.45 Dell Trains service to Tunbridge Wells, calling at bla bla bla etc.....customers requiring First Class accommodation, please upgrade to a first class carriage before checking out your order!"
The livery of the trains will be quite cool too, Dell Standard black with big ass "Intel Inside" logos and signs on the side of the train saying "Dell Trains proudly powered by Windows 3.11"!
Ding ding dong dong "We are sorry to announce that the 19.00 service to Gravesend is delayed due to a faulty motherboard!"
It's Friday, urm I'll get me coat
... and do exactly what they should do ... the opposite of what Icahn tells them. I wonder why shareholders even listen this guy! He's not only destroyed entire companies, he's also screwed over other shareholders just to get his loads of money. Don't listen to him ... IT'S A TRAP!!!
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