Michael Dell gave an upbeat outlook for his company on Friday, a day after shareholders approved a $24.9 billion buyout by the CEO and his financial ally, Silver Lake Partners, of the computer company named for him.
“We’re playing offense, we’re on the attack, we’re growing, expanding our share,” Dell told CNBC in a televised interview. “That is the Dell that many of you are very familiar with and you’re going to see it in all of its glory.”
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Shareholders have approved the Michael Dell-led buyout of the company — and that means now the real hard work starts for Dell Inc.’s leadership as they try to reshape the computer maker. Technology writer Kirk Ladendorf takes an in-depth look at the challenges ahead for Dell Inc. in the Business section of Sunday’s American-Statesman.