According to The Financial Times, in the near future the American corporation Dell can close the biggest IT deal in history.
Well-known computer manufacturer to acquire storage manufacturer EMC, which also owns 80% virtualization software developer VMware.
The deal is expected to be valued at more than $67 billion, making it Dell's second major takeover in two years. EMC management reportedly agreed to the takeover subject to a payment of $33 per share. Shareholders will receive $27.
Dell makes these deals, despite the not the best situation in the market. Deliveries of computers on the world market are declining, all major manufacturers are experiencing a recession, except for Apple. At the same time, experts expect a return to positive dynamics no earlier than the first half of 2017.
Prior to this, the largest transaction in the IT world was the purchase of Broadcom by semiconductor manufacturer Avago Technologies. then it was about the amount of $37 billion. This deal has not yet been completed, it will happen in the first quarter of 2016.