privatisation

Toshiba Adds Activist Board Members In Shift Toward Privatisation

Toshiba shareholders approve addition of two board members from large activist investors, adding momentum to potential buyout plans

1 month ago

Toshiba Says It Will Seek Buyout Offers

Strategic options. Japanese conglomerate shares rise after Toshiba says it will solicit deal offers, including buyout offers

4 months ago

Dell Gains Regulatory Blessing For Privatisation

Michael Dell and Silver Lake gain the needed regulatory approval to take Dell private by the end of the year

9 years ago

Michael Dell Poised To Win Buyout Bid

Michael Dell looks set to win the bruising buyout deal for the company as shareholders vote today

9 years ago

BMC Software Completes Privatisation Move

BMC Software completes its efforts to become a privatised company, in a deal worth £4.4 billion

9 years ago

Icahn Demands Vote On Dell Buyout Bid

Carl Icahn claims shareholders are against Michael Dell’s bid to buy the company and the vote should go ahead

9 years ago

Michael Dell Raises Buyout Bid As Board Delays Vote

Dell directors again delay shareholder vote as Michael Dell increases buyout offer

9 years ago

Dell Board Confirms Buyout Vote Delay

The Dell board has delayed a vote on Michael Dell's buyout proposal to give him more time to rally support

9 years ago

Dell Committee Mulls Buyout Vote Delay

Dell's directors are reportedly considering a delay for the shareholder vote over the troubled buyout proposal

9 years ago

Michael Dell Urged To Increase Buyout Offer – Report

Michael Dell is reportedly under pressure from the board of directors to increase his buyout offer for Dell

9 years ago

Carl Icahn Demands Dell Director Meeting

Investor Carl Icahn gets his funding in place for a bid to buy Dell and demands a meeting with the…

9 years ago

Carl Icahn Tweaks Dell Buyout Plan

Activist investor Carl Icahn has changed his offer for Dell after being rebuffed by company directors

9 years ago

Websense Agrees Buyout Deal With Private Equity Firm

Another tech firm is to remove itself from the stock market, as Websense opts for a £600m buyout deal

9 years ago

Dell To Report Financials Early As Icahn Pressure Grows

As Dell faces down a shareholder rebellion, it will report its financial results a week earlier than expected

9 years ago

BMC Bows To Shareholder Pressure And Agrees Sale

BMC is to escape the pressures of being a publicly listed company by selling itself to private equity buyers

9 years ago

Blackstone Withdraws From Dell Buyout Race

Blackstone has stopped chasing Dell, removing a potential hurdle for Michael Dell's privatisation of the company

9 years ago

Michael Dell Outlines Grand Plan In Staff Memo

Michael Dell has outlined his grand vision and strategic plans for a privatised Dell in an internal memo to staff

9 years ago

Dell Shareholder Rebellion Grows Over Buyout Price

Another major Dell shareholder has spoken out against the £15.6bn buyout, arguing it short-changes investors

9 years ago

Michael Dell To Use Personal Fortune For Buyout

Michael Dell will reportedly use his own personal fortune to regain control of the tech vendor

10 years ago

Microsoft Joins Dell Buyout Push: Report

Microsoft is reportedly willing to invest as much as £1.9bn in the efforts to take Dell private again

10 years ago

US Military Finds Cyber-Defence Scheme ‘Very Promising’

The US Department of Defence is to extend a pilot programme that brings third-party contractors in on classified military planning

11 years ago