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Blackstone Pulls Out of Dell Bidding

The Blackstone Group has informed Dell’s Special Committee of the Board that it will not submit a definitive bid to acquire the PC maker and is withdrawing from the process.

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Blackstone Ends Bid for Dell – Sources

(Reuters) – Blackstone Group LP has ended its pursuit of Dell Inc., three people familiar with the matter said on Thursday, easing the way for founder Michael Dell and his private equity partner Silver Lake to go ahead with a $24.4 billion deal to acquire the world’s No. 3 PC maker.

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Blackstone Didn’t Look at Dell

Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone’s CEO, tells Bloomberg News that the buyout shop didn’t look at Dell and he doesn’t think the possible takeover of Dell will herald the return of mega-LBOs.

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SRS Wants You to Play AcqMan for the Holidays

Shareholder Representative Services is trying something new this holiday season. SRS is unveiling AcqMan — acq is short for acquisition–a game which tests players’ knowledge of M&A. This is how it works: Users pick from six different AcqMan avatars that represent different deep-pocketed strategic buyers. Choices include Dell, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Takeda.

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