(Bloomberg) -- Dell Inc. is paying up to sell more than $16 billion of secured bonds that will finance its $67 billion acquisition of EMC Corp., according to a person with knowledge of the matter.

The longest part of the offering, debt maturing in 30 years, is being marketed at a yield of 6.25 percentage points above similar-maturity Treasuries, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the information is private. That’s three times more than the average spread on all U.S. corporate bonds of similar ratings and maturities, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch data.

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