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eBay and investor Icahn trade jabs

eBay and investor Icahn trade jabs

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Internet giant eBay said activist investor Carl Icahn was "mudslinging," in an effort to have two board directors replaced with his own representatives.

Actavis agrees to buy Forest Laboratories for $25 billion

DUBLIN, Ireland, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Irish drug maker Actavis says it has agreed to buy U.S. rival Forest Laboratories for $25 billion, which includes a 25 percent premium for Forest shareholders.

Icahn to stop pressuring Apple on stock repurchasing

CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said Monday he would quit pushing U.S. technology giant Apple Inc. to repurchase $50 billion more of its own shares.
Apple's on a buying spree, purchasing its own shares

Apple's on a buying spree, purchasing its own shares

CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The head of Apple Inc. said the U.S. technology giant had gone on an unprecedented stock buyback spree, spending $40 billion in 12 months.

Hertz has Icahn on its radar

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. car rental firm Hertz Global Holdings has adopted a poison pill strategy to foil activist investor Carl Icahn, sources close to the company told CNBC News.
Herbalife shares jump after new audits find little wrong

Herbalife shares jump after new audits find little wrong

Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Billionaires battle over Herbalife's value as share price spikes.
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Twitter shares soar to a new high, and investors wonder why

Twitter shares soar to a new high, and investors wonder why

Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Twitter shares soar Tuesday to a new high of $52.58, possibly due to the currently unprofitable company's launch of the Tailored Audiences ad product.
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Transocean energy stock rises with the end of Icahn's proxy battle

Transocean energy stock rises with the end of Icahn's proxy battle

(UPI) -- Transocean, the world's largest off-shore drilling company, has negotiated a deal with billionaire activist investor, Carl Icahn, after a months-long proxy battle.
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Billionaire Icahn calls for $150B Apple stock repurchase

Billionaire Icahn calls for $150B Apple stock repurchase

CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has called on U.S. technology giant Apple to initiate a $150 billion stock buyback he says will more than double stock prices.

Icahn lays claim to Talisman Energy shares

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. investor Carl Icahn announced he bought a sizeable stake in Talisman Energy of Canada and was in talks about board positions.

Icahn withdraws demand for Dell share appraisal

ROUND ROCK, Texas, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Activist investor Carl Icahn said he has withdrawn a demand for a share value appraisal that could have stalled the sale of U.S. computer giant Dell.

Investor Icahn gets into oil rail market

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. investor Carl Icahn said he wanted in on the "secular changes" in oil transport by wading into the U.S. railway systems.

Icahn says he is done fighting Dell deal

ROUND ROCK, Texas, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Investor Carl Icahn says he's done fighting the $24.8 billion Dell takeover bid by the U.S. technology giant's founder, which is scheduled for a vote Thursday.

Dell Inc, Michael Dell reach new terms on bid

ROUND ROCK, Texas, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- The special committee reviewing bids for U.S. computer company Dell Inc., said it has agreed on a new deal with company founder Michael Dell.

Soros jumps into fray at Herbalife

LOS ANG, Calif., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Yet another billionaire investor has stirred the pot at Herbalife Ltd., buying shares of the California company that one billionaire called a pyramid scheme.

Icahn tweaks his offer for Dell

ROUND ROCK, Texas, July 12 (UPI) -- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has juiced up his offer for U.S. computer firm Dell Inc., a week before shareholders vote on a rival plan.

Dell board goes with Michael Dell's $24.4 billion deal

ROUND ROCK, Texas, May 31 (UPI) -- The board at U.S. computer giant Dell said the best offer on the table was a bid by founder Michael Dell to take the company private.

Report: Blackstone gives up pursuit of Dell

ROUND ROCK, Texas, April 19 (UPI) -- Blackstone Group said it was no longer interested in pursuing U.S. computer firm Dell Inc., partly due to floundering sales.

Dell's board strikes deal with Carl Icahn

ROUND ROCK, Texas, April 16 (UPI) -- The board of U.S. computer maker Dell has reached a deal with investor Carl Icahn that shapes his influence while the board ponders sale options.

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To go private, Dell Inc. denigrates Dell

ROUND ROCK, Texas, March 30 (UPI) -- U.S. computer giant Dell Inc. is basing its argument for going private on falling revenue and a need to reinvent itself, a regulatory filing says.

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Market upswing crumbles Monday ... Dell says it has new purchase offers ... H&M releases supplier list ... FCC rule is a sticky wicket for Murdoch ... News from United Press International.
Dell says it has new purchase offers

Dell says it has new purchase offers

ROUND ROCK, Texas, March 25 (UPI) -- U.S. computer giant Dell says it has received bids from Blackstone Group LP and billionaire investor Carl Icahn that could best an earlier offer.

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Markets post gains Monday ... FDIC reaching settlements on the QT ... Icahn signs confidentiality pact with Dell ... Boeing close to go-ahead on 777 upgrade ... News from United Press International.

Icahn signs confidentiality pact with Dell

ROUND ROCK, Texas, March 11 (UPI) -- Activist investor Carl Icahn said he had agreed to a confidentiality agreement with U.S. computer maker Dell, which allows him to review the books.
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