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Carl Icahn

Icahn thanks rival Ackman for making him even richer

Carl Icahn offers an olive branch to former rivals. Photo: Reuters

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, known for his strong-arm tactics in America’s boardrooms, tried to bury the hatchet on Wednesday with a host of former rivals, including fellow hedge fund manager William Ackman.

Thursday, 18 July, 2013, 1:07pm

Dell buyout vote delayed amid Icahn-led shareholder mutiny

Michael Dell

Dell postponed a crucial vote on CEO Michael Dell’s US$24.4 billion buyout offer to July 24, buying time to solicit more proxy votes and drum up more support despite winning over several large swing shareholders at the eleventh hour.

19 Jul 2013 - 4:46am

Icahn urges Dell shareholders to seek higher price in court

Michael Dell is offering US$24.4 billion (HK$189.3 billion) to buy the company he founded in a US college dorm. Photo: Reuters

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn plans to seek a higher price for his Dell shares in court and urged other investors to do the same, in an effort to block Dell founder Michael Dell’s US$24.4 billion (HK$189.3 billion) buyout offer ahead of a key shareholder meeting.

11 Jul 2013 - 12:18pm

Icahn seeks Dell meeting after securing US$5.2b for bid

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn plans a leveraged recapitalisation of Dell. Photo: Reuters

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has asked for a meeting with Dell’s special board committee after lining up US$5.2 billion (HK$40.3 billion) in loan commitments to back up his bid for a leveraged recapitalisation of the personal computer maker.

2 Jul 2013 - 1:53pm