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Travelocity.com parent company Sabre to go public

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Sabre Corporation, the parent company of Travelocity, is known for offering travel data and reservation software. Sabre is looking to raise as much as $895 million in an initial public offering (IPO). Sabre is backed by TPG Capital and Silver Lake Management.

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HGGC has acquired Serena Software

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HGGC has partnered with Serena Software founder Doug Troxel to acquire Serena Software. Serena Software is currently owned by Silver Lake Partners. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Silver Lake Partners acquired Serena Software for $1.2 billion in 2006.
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Michael Dell And Silver Lake Receives Regulator Approval To Take Dell Inc. (DELL) Private

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Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners has received regulatory clearance to take Dell Inc. private.  Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners have purchased Dell Inc. for $24.9 billion.

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Dell Inc. (DELL) Is Getting Into The Mobile Security Business

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Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) is going private as part of a deal by Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners.  Shareholders have approved of the deal too.  So what’s next?

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Dell’s Shareholders Approves The $25 Billion Buyout

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Dell founder Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake has been chasing after a goal to take Dell Inc. private for the last 14 months.  Michael Dell and Silver Lake has been working on convincing shareholders in the Dell Inc. to take the company private in a leveraged buyout (LBO).  The deal got a bit stalled after Carl Icahn got involved in offering an idea of his own.  This forced Michael Dell to increase his price.
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Carl Icahn Channels Dr. Seuss On Twitter

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is in the midst of a bidding war against Dell CEO and founder Michael Dell with his private equity partner Silver Lake.  Yesterday Michael Dell upped the ante by raising his bid by $0.10 per share.  Icahn decided to write a rhyme (Dr. Seuss style) on Twitter to express his opinion on the upped bid:

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Dell Founder Michael Dell Raises Bid

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Dell founder Michael Dell has increased his offer to take the company private by 10 cents per share.  He is now offering $13.75 per share to try and win more shareholder support.
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The Vote On The Dell Buyout Gets Delayed To July 24th

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shareholders have not voted today on a proposal to take the company private as part of a leveraged buyout arranged by CEO and founder Michael Dell.  The meeting was adjourned without a vote taking place.  A new vote will be scheduled in 6 days on Wednesday July 24th.

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