Monday, February 20, 2017
Governor Terry McAuliffe
House Bill 1582 reflects an incomplete understanding of weapons qualification practices within our military and is an unwarranted expansion in the number of people allowed to carry handguns in the Commonwealth. It would do nothing to protect the safety of our citizens.
It would allow any person 18 years of age or older and on active military duty or honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces or the Virginia National Guard who has completed basic training to apply for a concealed handgun permit.
Contrary to the assumption of House Bill 1582, weapons familiarization training as a component of an individual’s military basic training does not qualify that
Monday, September 21, 2009
Dell Computers will buy Perot Systems a world-class services provider in an all cash deal acquiring all the shares of Perot Systems for $30 a share. A 68% preimium over Friday’s close price per share. The combination will be accreditive to Dell GAAP earnings in 2012.
Michael Dell, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Dell: “We consider Perot Systems to be a premium asset with great people that enhances our opportunities for immediate and long-term growth. This significantly expands Dell’s enterprise-solutions capabilities and makes Perot Systems’ strengths available to even more customers around the world. There will be efficiencies from combining the companies, but the acquisition makes such great sense because of the obvious ways our businesses complement each other.” Ross Perot Jr., Chairman of the Board, Perot Systems: “This transaction represents a great opportunity for our company and our associates.Today’s announcement is the next step in formalizing a relationship that has flourished for some time. When my father founded Perot Systems he envisioned a global information-technology leader. The new, larger Dell builds on that promise and its own successes by taking Perot Systems’ expertise to more customers than ever.”
Michael Dell and Ross Perot, Jr. have been in talks for some time according to both on CNBC. Dell says it is about growth and expansion opportunities for Dell.
Perot Systems NYSE (ticker PER) will provide Dell with IT services. PER close at at $17.91 on Friday. The transaction is expected to close November-January time frame. Ross Perot, Jr. will serve as Chairman of the Board of Dell. DELL closed at $16.69 a share on Friday.
The acquisition was approved by Dell’s Board of Directors yesterday.
Posted By Valerie Garner