Dell buyouts

CBS Seeks Stake in TV Guide Network

A bidding war for Dell has broken out, pitting founder Michael Dell's plan against offers by Carl Icahn and Blackstone group. And CBS looks to buy half of TV Guide Network.

Microsoft in Talks to Invest Up to $3 Billion in Dell: CNBC

Microsoft is in discussions to invest between $1 billion and $3 billion of mezzanine financing in a buyout of Dell, CNBC cited unidentified sources as saying on Tuesday. Private equity outfit Silver Lake Partners is trying to finalize a bidding group to take the world's No. 3 PC maker private.

Dell Looks to M&A to Bolster Its Services Business in China

Athough Dell is late to the lucrative services game compared to IBM and HP, analysts say it has a shot at reaching its lofty goals. Dell aims to increase services in China to 25% of total revenues coming from that country, up from the current 10%.