Feb 2, 2018 - Economy

Dell confirms IPO talks

Michael Dell

Dell Technologies founder and CEO Michael Dell. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images.

Dell Technologies on Friday morning confirmed that it is exploring either an IPO or a reverse merger with VMWare, in which it already holds an 82% stake.

Why it matters: Dell's move to go private in 2013 was the largest tech buyout in history, and its 2016 purchase of EMC was the largest tech merger in history. Whatever it decides this time could also set records.

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