Michael Dell Said Planning to Speak to Blackstone on Offer

Dell Inc. (DELL) founder Michael Dell is planning to speak with Blackstone Group LP on its proposed takeover offer, which he deems management-friendly, said a person with knowledge of the matter.

The person didn’t want to be named because the process is private. Michael Dell has said he would explore in good faith the possibility of working with third parties on other proposals.

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