American Greetings deal, echoes of larger buyout for Dell

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August 06, 2013 AT 7:31 PM
A headline-grabbing $24.4 billion bid by Michael S. Dell and the private equity firm Silver Lake Partners has been made to buy the personal computer maker that Mr. Dell founded. Also, a $612 million buyout has been made by the Weiss family of the American Greetings Corporation, the greeting card company they control.