Statement from Dell Inc. on ‘Go Shop’ Process

Mon Mar 25, 2013 9:08am EDT

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ROUND ROCK, Texas--(Business Wire)--
Dell Inc. today issued the following statement following the Dell Board of
Directors` Special Committee announcement regarding receipt of two alternate
proposals in the "go shop" period: 

"As the Board's Special Committee continues to oversee its process, we remain
focused on our customers and on providing innovative products and solutions to
help them succeed and better compete in the marketplace. 

Since its founding in 1984, Dell has been dedicated to delivering a
best-in-class customer experience and today, the top priority of our more than
100,000 team members is serving our customers around the world." 

About Dell

Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to customers and delivers worldwide innovative
technology, business solutions and services they trust and value. For more
information, visit You may follow the Dell Investor Relations
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Forward-looking Statements

Any statements in these materials about prospective performance and plans for
the Company, the expected timing of the completion of the proposed merger and
the ability to complete the proposed merger, and other statements containing the
words "estimates," "believes," "anticipates," "plans," "expects," "will," and
similar expressions, other than historical facts, constitute forward-looking
statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Factors or risks that could cause our
actual results to differ materially from the results we anticipate include, but
are not limited to: (1) the occurrence of any event, change or other
circumstances that could give rise to the termination of the merger agreement;
(2) the inability to complete the proposed merger due to the failure to obtain
stockholder approval for the proposed merger or the failure to satisfy other
conditions to completion of the proposed merger, including that a governmental
entity may prohibit, delay or refuse to grant approval for the consummation of
the transaction; (3) the failure to obtain the necessary financing arrangements
set forth in the debt and equity commitment letters delivered pursuant to the
merger agreement; (4) risks related to disruption of management`s attention from
the Company`s ongoing business operations due to the transaction; and (5) the
effect of the announcement of the proposed merger on the Company`s relationships
with its customers, operating results and business generally. 

Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such
forward-looking statements. In addition, the forward-looking statements included
in these materials represent our views as of the date hereof. We anticipate that
subsequent events and developments will cause our views to change. However,
while we may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in
the future, we specifically disclaim any obligation to do so. These
forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views
as of any date subsequent to the date hereof. Additional factors that may cause
results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking
statements are set forth in the Company`s Annual Report on Form 10−K for the
fiscal year ended February 1, 2013, which was filed with the SEC on March 12,
2013, under the heading "Item 1A-Risk Factors," and in subsequent reports on
Forms 10−Q and 8−K filed with the SEC by the Company. 

Additional Information and Where to Find It

In connection with the proposed merger transaction, the Company will file with
the SEC and furnish to the Company`s stockholders a proxy statement and other
relevant documents. Stockholders are urged to read the proxy statement when it
becomes available and any other documents to be filed with the SEC in connection
with the proposed merger or incorporated by reference in the proxy statement
because they will contain important information about the proposed merger. 

Investors will be able to obtain a free copy of documents filed with the SEC at
the SEC`s website at In addition, investors may obtain a
free copy of the Company`s filings with the SEC from the Company`s website at or by
directing a request to: Dell Inc. One Dell Way, Round Rock, Texas 78682, Attn:
Investor Relations, (512) 728-7800, 

The Company and its directors, executive officers and certain other members of
management and employees of the Company may be deemed "participants" in the
solicitation of proxies from stockholders of the Company in favor of the
proposed merger. Information regarding the persons who may, under the rules of
the SEC, be considered participants in the solicitation of the stockholders of
the Company in connection with the proposed merger, and their direct or indirect
interests, by security holdings or otherwise, which may be different from those
of the Company`s stockholders generally, will be set forth in the proxy
statement and the other relevant documents to be filed with the SEC. You can
find information about the Company`s executive officers and directors in its
Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended February 1, 2013 and in its
definitive proxy statement filed with the SEC on Schedule 14A on May 24, 2012.

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