Dell Buyout Battle Approaches Heated Phase

The battle for control of Dell Inc. is about to move into a new, heated phase, when the company and the group trying to buy it will for the first time be able to press their case directly to shareholders.

Already, shareholders have been peppered with arguments for and against the proposed $24.4 billion sale of the computer maker, signed in February, to Silver Lake Partners and Michael Dell, founder and chief executive. But the war has largely been waged in public filings and the media since the agreement was reached in February.

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