American business magnate Carl Icahn has signed a confidentiality agreement to review Dell's books and further evaluate the bid for a $24 billion leveraged buyout to take the company private.
Equidity's outspoken founder and CEO Mona DeFrawi sees some major structural problems with the IPO process. Namely, she said that markets have shifted from being investor-focused to trader-focused, and "no-one has noticed."
Dell executives are considering taking the personal computer manufacturer private after losing a bidding war with Hewlett-Packard over storage provider 3Par, its chief financial officer said in an interview with CNNMoney.com.
Dell has been trying to rebrand itself as an …