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News Dell could go public in VMWare reverse merger, claim sources

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 30 Jan 2018.

  1. bit-tech

    bit-tech Supreme Overlord Staff Administrator

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  2. Corky42

    Corky42 What did walle eat for breakfast?

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    I guess this, if it comes to pass, must be perfectly legal but getting a company your a majority shareholder in to buy your company sure seems peculiar or like some sort of clever accounting trick. :confused:
     
  3. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    It is not about accounting trick, but about the parent company not being listed on NASDAQ, while VMware is. Instead of going through the lengthy process of being listed again, they let VMware "buy" Dell, then probably change the VMware to Dell, while keeping the old NASDAQ ticker.
     
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    adidan Avatar is back out of season.

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    'Bigliest technology deal ever' - Fox News. Allegedly.

    Yeah I presume the reason won't be as straight forward as fit first appears.
     
  6. edzieba

    edzieba Virtual Realist

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    So... buy VMWare stock in anticipation? Short VMWare? Retreat to minimum safe distance with popcorn to watch the fireworks?
     
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    Latter. Should have shorted last week.
     
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