The shareholder vote on Dell Inc.’s proposed management buyout turned out to be a landslide in favor of the deal.
The Round Rock-based company said Thursday that the final vote total from its Sept. 12 special shareholder meeting showed that 734 million shares, or 64.7 percent of the eligible shares cast in the approval vote, favored the $24.9 billion buyout of the company led by CEO and founder Michael Dell and his financial ally, Silver Lake Partners. Opposing votes totaled 399.6 million shares, while 39.6 million shares abstained, the company said.
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