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Acquiring assets just the first step: Michael Dell (Gautam Singh/Associated Press/Gautam Singh/Associated Press)
Acquiring assets just the first step: Michael Dell (Gautam Singh/Associated Press/Gautam Singh/Associated Press)

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Michael Dell: Acquiring assets is just the first step Add to ...

Acquiring assets just the first step

Michael Dell, founder and CEO of Dell computers, says value doesn’t come from acquiring companies but rather from what you do with them: “We look at over 250 companies a year to fill gaps we have identified in our product lines. We then generally partner with many of them to understand their strengths and weaknesses and then purchase the few that make sense for us to own.” Forbes.com

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