Dell goes private in a transaction valued at approximately $24.4 billion. The Board acting on the recommendation of a special committee of independent directors unanimously approved a merger agreement under which Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners will acquire Dell and take the company private. Microsoft which was rumored to be in on the deal provided a $2 billion loan. See the details of the deal at Dell.com.
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