Dell In Talks With Sponsors To Go Private – Reuters

Target: Dell Inc.

Market Cap: $21.4 billion

Sponsors: TPG Capital, Silver Lake

Financial Adviser: JPMorgan Chase

Dell Inc. is in talks with private equity firms on a potential buyout, two sources familiar with the matter told sister news service Reuters, confirming reports that sent shares in the world’s No. 3 PC maker soaring 13 percent to nearly a eight-month high.

The firms are now holding discussions on a deal with billionaire Michael Dell, the company’s founder and chief executive, who owns about 14 percent of the company, according to one source with knowledge of the matter. The Wall Street Journal ...

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