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Monday, February 4, 2013

Deals of the day - mergers and acquisitions, (NASDAQ: DELL)

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2110 GMT on Monday:** Dell Inc moved closer to a nearly $24 billion takeover deal, with price negotiations narrowing to $13.50 to $13.75 a share in what would be the biggest leveraged buyout since the financial crisis.Talks between Dell, the world's No. 3 computer maker, and a consortium led by its founder and chief executive, Michael Dell, to take the company private were in the final stages on Monday, a person familiar with the matter said.

Dell Inc. (Dell) is a global information technology company that offers its customers a range of solutions and services delivered directly by Dell and through other distribution channels. Shares of DELL fell by 2.64% or $-0.36/share to $13.27. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $8.69 and as high as $18.36. On average, 31243500 shares of DELL exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 43467560.