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Icahn stirs the pot at Dell

ROUND ROCK, Texas, March 7 (UPI) -- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said U.S. computer maker Dell Inc. should consider a $9 per share dividend if a sale of the company falls through.

Netflix CEO expects proxy battle

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Netflix Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings said he expects activist investor Carl Icahn will mount a proxy battle with the U.S. entertainment provider.

Netflix adopts a poison pill plan

CHICAGO, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. DVD rental and movie downloading firm Netflix Inc. said it had moved to block investor Carl Icahn from grabbing another big chunk of company stock.
U.S. stocks slide Wednesday

U.S. stocks slide Wednesday

NEW YORK, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- U.S. markets closed mixed Wednesday after a nearly unprecedented two-day derailment due to a massive hurricane that swept the East Coast.

Miami home sells for $47 million

MIAMI, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- A mansion in the Village at Indian Creek was sold for $47 million, the highest price ever paid for a home in Miami-Dade County, Fla., real estate agents said.

Chesapeake may dump pipeline network

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 6 (UPI) -- Chesapeake Energy may be close to offloading about 4,000 miles of natural gas pipelines to a major infrastructure company, insiders said.

Dynegy bankruptcy thrown into question

HOUSTON, March 10 (UPI) -- A court examiner reviewing Houston energy company Dynegy Holdings LLC's bankruptcy said its bankruptcy filing was preceded by a fraudulent asset maneuver.
Icahn offers $12.6B to take Clorox private

Icahn offers $12.6B to take Clorox private

NEW YORK, July 15 (UPI) -- U.S. investor Carl Icahn offered to take Clorox private in a $12.6 billion deal, a regulatory filing indicated.

Mentor Graphics rejects $1.9 billion offer

WILSONVILLE, Ore., March 28 (UPI) -- Software company Mentor Graphics Corp. in Oregon said maverick investor Carl Icahn's $1.9 billion to buy the company undervalued the firm.

Markets drop Wednesday

NEW YORK, March 9 (UPI) -- U.S. markets shed points Wednesday, a day after a prominent hedge fund manager said he would divest his fund of outside investors in case of a downturn.

Icahn says he will return investor funds

NEW YORK, March 8 (UPI) -- Maverick U.S. investor Carl Icahn said Tuesday in anticipation of another market crisis he will return money invested in his hedge fund.

Blockbuster likely headed for auction

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. video rental giant Blockbuster may soon have an auction as the only strategy left to lift it out of bankruptcy, a source told the New York Post.
Icahn folds in Lions Gate proxy battle

Icahn folds in Lions Gate proxy battle

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Activist shareholder Carl Icahn said his proxy campaign to take over control of Lions Gate Entertainment all but ended with a court decision in New York.

Carl Ichan nominates 5 to studio board

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Investor Carl Icahn nominated an economics professor and the president of his own investment firm to serve on the board of directors of Lionsgate Entertainment.

MGM plans on Spyglass merger

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Famed U.S. film studio Metro-Goldwyn Mayer Inc. said it had received enough votes for a reorganization plan that would permit it to enter bankruptcy soon.

Icahn resumes pursuit of Lions Gate

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 20 (UPI) -- U.S. billionaire investor Carl Icahn said he would resume a takeover bid for Lions Gate Entertainment with a $6.50 per share tender for stock acquisition.

Lionsgate investor threatens default

HOLLYWOOD, June 13 (UPI) -- A billionaire shareholder unhappy with the financial performance of Lionsgate films says he's prepared to push the company into bankruptcy.

Trump keeps control of Trump Resorts

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., April 13 (UPI) -- A U.S. bankruptcy judge has chosen Donald Trump and daughter over Carl Icahn and son in a big-name battle for control of three Atlantic City casinos.

Icahn moves to takeover of Lions Gate

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 19 (UPI) -- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said Friday he is initiating a hostile takeover of U.S. film production firm Lions Gate, offering $6 for any outstanding shares.
Icahn to nominate four Genzyme directors

Icahn to nominate four Genzyme directors

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. biotech corporation Genzyme said Monday activist investor Carl Icahn intends to nominate four directors to its nine-member board.
LinedIn names Weiner new CEO

LinedIn names Weiner new CEO

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 24 (UPI) -- California's online networking service LinkedIn said Wednesday that former Yahoo! Inc., executive Jeff Weiner would serve as its new chief executive officer.
Icahn, Yahoo! reach agreement

Icahn, Yahoo! reach agreement

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 21 (UPI) -- Corporate raider Carl Icahn and Yahoo! have settled their proxy battle, with the announcement Monday that Icahn will join the company's board.
Yahoo moves to sell Asian subsidiary

Yahoo moves to sell Asian subsidiary

TOKYO, July 19 (UPI) -- Yahoo Inc.'s chief executive says he's considering selling the Internet search engine's stake in its Japan-based subsidiary.

Yahoo! rejects another Microsoft offer

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 13 (UPI) -- Yahoo! says it has rejected a renewed proposal by Microsoft to buy the company's Internet search business, sources say.
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