Carl Icahn


  • Dell Warns of Risks of Remaining a Public Company Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Dell warned on Friday that it would be dangerous to take on a lot of debt and remain a public company given its worsening profit outlook, in a sign that it views proposals from Blackstone Group and billionaire investor Carl Icahn as fraught with risk.

  • Picasso. Hamptons. Now That's a Buying Spree! Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 9:02 AM ET
    An oceanfront house in East Hampton owned by Steven A. Cohen, founder of SAC Capital Advisors.

    Steven A. Cohen is known for his rapid-fire trading style at his hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors. He seems to be taking a similar approach with recent purchases. The NY Times reports.

  • Joe Kernen and Becky Quick tackle the daily 'Word Jumble'

    Blogging tidbits, insights, and some sarcasm on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME from the notepad of the senior executive producer of "Squawk Box."

  • 'Icahn Unleashed'  Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    Steve Bertoni, associate editor at Forbes, speaks to the "Squawk Box" crew about makes activist investor Carl Icahn tick.

  • Dell to Negotiate With Blackstone & Carl Icahn  Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Another proposal could be in the works that may result in a "superior proposal" for Dell, report CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.

  • A special committee of Dell board is evaluating separate takeover proposals from Blackstone and billionaire investor Carl Icahn to decide whether either or both are likely to trump an existing $24.4 billion take-private deal.

  • Blackstone, Icahn Set up 3-Way Battle to Buy Dell Sunday, 24 Mar 2013 | 1:22 PM ET

    Dell appeared to have received competing offers following a $24.4 billion agreement last month to be taken private by its founder and private equity firm Silver Lake, setting up a tug-of-war.

  • Better Dell Deal Unlikely: Toni Sacconaghi Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 1:32 PM ET

    The $24.4 billion buyout of Dell would be tough for competing investors to beat, Toni Sacconaghi of Sanford Bernstein says.

  • Icahn's Deal to Look at Dell's Books  Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 1:14 PM ET

    Icahn Enterprises released a brief statement saying that yesterday it entered an agreement that will give Icahn a look at Dell's books, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Faber Report: Icahn Taking Look at Dell's Books  Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 10:08 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports shares of Dell are moving higher after billionaire investor Cary Icahn entered into a confidentiality agreement with the computer maker.

  • The "Squawk Box" news team discusses whether this indicates Carl Icahn is a serious bidder for the tech giant.

  • Twitter: Fertile Ground for 'Pump and Dump' Schemes Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 2:26 AM ET

    Prominent short-seller David Einhorn raised eyebrows last month when he popped up on Twitter to disavow that he had tweeted about Herbalife.

  • Carl Icahn Boosts Stake in Herbalife Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 5:59 PM ET

    Carl Icahn boosts his stake in Herbalife to 15.55 percent, according to a regulatory filing.

  • Faber Report: Dell Fight Heating Up  Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 9:10 AM ET

    Carl Icahn has built a significant position in shares of Dell, and is suggesting the company pursue a leverage recap rather than a $13.65 per share leverage buyout currently underway. CNBC's David Faber has the details.

  • Icahn Builds Dell Stake, Complicating Buyout  Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 8:02 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber discusses the latest developments in Dell's attempt to go private, while activist investor Carl Icahn has let it be known he wants the company to conduct a leveraged recapitalization.

  • Dell Responds to Icahn  Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 6:02 AM ET

    The "Squawk Box" crew discuss Dell's early morning press release that said the company is in a "go-shop" process for potentially superior proposals.

  • Carl Icahn is gearing up for another fight, saying Monday that Transocean's dividend payment recommendation of $2.25 a share is "too little, too late."

  • Is Icahn Gearing Up For Another Fight?  Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 11:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports the billionaire investor plans to put up a slate on the board of Transocean.

  • Caption Contest Friday: Carl Icahn's Skivvies Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 1:23 PM ET

    The picture that you can't ever unsee.

  • Herbalife Jumps After Trading Resumes  Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 2:52 PM ET

    Herbalife is announcing it is increasing the size of its board. Discussing what this means for Ackman and Icahn, with Tim Ramey, D.A. Davidson & Co. senior research analyst.