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Dick’s Sporting Goods May Be A Private Equity Target

There has been some commentary that Dick’s Sporting Goods may be a good candidate for PE firms and is contemplating an LBO. According to the article, at a premium, Dick’s could be valued at just under $8 billion. Looking at … Continue reading

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Aramark Files for IPO

Aramark does more than give you a burger and soda at the game or hospital cafeteria, its mission is to “Deliver experiences that enrich and nourish lives.” In January 2007, ARAMARK Corp. completed its merger, pursuant to which GS Capital … Continue reading

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Reports of Additional Dell Institutional Shareholders Opposing Proposed Buyout

T. Rowe Price joins Yacktman Asset Management and Pzena Investment Management in voicing opposition. Bloomberg is reporting that T. Rowe Price has joined the chorus of dissent with respect to the proposed Dell buyout, quoting its chairman, Brian Rogers, as … Continue reading

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Dell Responds to Inquiries About Fairness of Proposed LBO; Declares It Awesome

“Upon further reflection, we were right the first time.” Dell Inc. (Dell) responded to inquiries and criticism relating to its proposed going private deal with Silver Lake Partners, Michael Dell, Bank of America, Barclays, Credit Suisse, RBC, and Microsoft participating. Critics, … Continue reading

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Big Shareholder to Dell: “Step off, I’m Doing the Hump. And Your Going Private Offer for Dell is Far Too Low”

Large shareholder objects to LBO price and provides the data. Dell Inc. (Dell) has proposed a going private transacton where Silver Lake Partners and Michael Dell would take the compnay private for $13.65/share.  Bank of America, Barclays, Credit Suisse and … Continue reading

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