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Microsoft In Talks To Join Dell Buyout
2013-01-23 04:26:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Microsoft is in discussions with private-equity firm Silver Lake Partners and Dell-founder Michael Dell to purchase a stake in the computer maker from public stockholders, according to multiple media reports citing sources familiar with the talks. Silver Lake is one of the main sponsors in talks with Dell to help bring the company private. Although Microsoft hasn´t yet committed to such a deal, the buyout reportedly...


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