Dell Inc. (Nasdaq: DELL) is said to be in talks with more than one private equity firm, indicating the personal-computer company may go private.

The discussions are preliminary, and several large banks have been contacted to manage the sale, including JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) and Evercore Partners Inc. (NYSE: EVR), according to a Bloomberg News story. Private equity firm Silver Lake Partners is, so far, expected to be leading the buy-side consortium.

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