Dell (NASDAQ:DELL): Closing price $13.38
Chief Executive Michael Dell wants majority control of his company in a transaction that would combine his 15.7 percent interest with as much as $1 billion of his personal funds, according to inside sources, who related that Dell might contribute equity financing of $500 million to $1 billion. Dell founded the PC maker in 1984, which is nearing a buyout led by Silver Lake Management. The same sources say that Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) might make up a portion of the funding.
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