Dell to be sold to founder, investment firm for $24.4 billion
February 5th, 2013
09:26 AM ET

Dell to be sold to founder, investment firm for $24.4 billion

Computer company Dell has agreed to be sold to founder Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake for about $24.4 billion.

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  1. Russell

    I was just looking for a 15.6 inch laptop. Dell was overpriced and their web site had a number of problems, so I had to initiate 4 different chat sessions to get simple questions answered. Then their PayPal payment option would not work and they could offer no assistance on why. Two days later it was still not working and still they could not say why. Guess what? I found a great deal on a Lenovo and Dell lost the sale. Michael Dell has a lot of work to do to get that company back in shape.

    February 5, 2013 at 9:35 am | Report abuse |
  2. bob

    good idea

    February 5, 2013 at 12:01 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Big Reggie

    They made a good descicion. If they would of kept Dell it could of gone under and they would lose money.

    February 5, 2013 at 12:03 pm | Report abuse |
  4. John

    Dell company has made a very decision to by selling the Dell company to the founder. He is the founder so why shouldn't he get to keep it? Makes sense to me.

    February 5, 2013 at 12:04 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Big mister

    It was a great idea to do that. 🙂

    February 5, 2013 at 12:24 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Jim is the man

    I think it is a bad idea, because I think the founder is just trying to get more money.

    February 5, 2013 at 12:25 pm | Report abuse |