investor Carl Icahn had hoped to head off a September 12th Dell special shareholders’ vote on a takeover proposal that the hedge fund billionaire and other major investors argue severely undervalues the company. Photograph: Reuters/Chip East

Activist investor Carl Icahn’s legal effort to derail a $25 billion takeover of Dell Inc stalled yesterday after a judge refused to fast-track his law(...)

Dell sell-off: the board has said it will seek the best possible offer for the company. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Dell said it is willing to reimburse billionaire Carl Icahn for expenses he incurs in the process of bidding for the computer maker. Mr (...)

Investor Carl Icahn is to see Dell’s books. Photograph: Chip East/Reuters

Dell has agreed to give Carl Icahn a closer look at its books less than a week after the activist investor joined a growing chorus of opposition to(...)