Carl Icahn


  • March 14- Medical device maker Hologic Inc appointed a former Johnson& Johnson executive as chief operating officer, three months after naming a new chief executive as part of a deal with activist investor Carl Icahn.

  • Herbalife postpones shareholders meeting to April 29 Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 5:43 PM ET

    March 13- Nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd, which is being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission, said it postponed its annual shareholders' meeting to April 29 to continue discussions with Carl Icahn about new board nominees.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 13- Carl Icahn's campaign to convince eBay Inc to spin off its PayPal payments service will intensify in the run-up to eBay's shareholders' meeting in May, eBay's chief executive said on Thursday, warning employees to ignore the "noise."

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- Lions Gate Entertainment Corp admitted on Thursday it failed to disclose to investors in 2010 the steps it took to thwart a hostile takeover bid by billionaire Carl Icahn, as part of a major settlement with U.S. regulators.

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- Entertainment company Lions Gate Entertainment Corp admitted on Thursday to misleading investors in 2010 when it was facing a hostile takeover and agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle civil charges, U.S. regulators announced.

  • Wit and Wisdom of Carl Icahn     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Check out Carl Icahn's greatest hits and misses over the years.

  • March 12- Herbalife Ltd said on Wednesday that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission had opened an inquiry into its operations, news that briefly sent the nutrition and weight loss company's share price down more than 16 percent.

  • Top investors long Herbalife     Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 2:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports some of the biggest players in money management hold long positions in Herbalife as a personal bet against Bill Ackman.

  • Herbalife bulls support stock     Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner and Herb Greenberg analyze Herbalife's stock price after the FTC investigation was announced.

  • BOSTON, March 11- Billionaire investor William Ackman renewed his attack on Herbalife on Tuesday, saying he has evidence showing the nutrition and weight loss company is breaking direct-selling laws in China, its fastest growing market.

  • Ackman accuses Herbalife of breaking laws in China Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 5:03 PM ET

    BOSTON, March 11- Billionaire investor William Ackman renewed his attack on Herbalife on Tuesday, saying he has evidence showing the nutrition and weight loss company is breaking direct-selling laws in China, its fastest growing market.

  • Harvey Pitt, Kalorama Partners CEO & former SEC chairman, weighs in on the feud between Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman over Herbalife. "It's starting to look like Ackman is trying to get the stock price lower than it is currently trading at," Pitt says.

  • Ackman vs. Herbalife continues     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 12:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports activist investor Bill Ackman will host a conference call today about Herbalife's China business.

  • Icahn’s eBay war: The Street vs Silicon Valley Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 6:40 AM ET
    Carl Icahn (L) and Marc Andreessen (R).

    What's behind investor activist Carl Icahn's battle with Marc Andreessen, the entrepreneur turned technology investor.

  • Carl Icahn criticizes eBay, Bill Ackman—again Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 3:25 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Carl Icahn digs in on his criticism of eBay's management and weighs in on Bill Ackman again.

  • Leon Cooperman on where market's headed next Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 3:06 PM ET
    Leon Cooperman, Chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors

    While the U.S. economy appears to be on "decent footing," Leon Cooperman says that he sees a couple of drags to a real recovery.

  • Herbalife responds to Ackman     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Herbalife has responded to investor Bill Ackman's most recent attack.

  • Investor Carl Icahn discusses Bill Ackman's battle to bring down Herbalife. Icahn says Ackman's attack is unfounded, relentless and fraudulent.

  • Carl Icahn: eBay doesn't want discipline     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 12:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner speaks with investor Carl Icahn about eBay's decision to reject his proposal to put two of his employees on its board. Icahn also discusses his most recent letter where he accuses eBay CEO John Donahoe of losing its stockholders over $4 billion.

  • Amid the dispute between Carl Icahn and eBay, Steve Case, The Case Foundation founder & chairman, discusses how boards should deal with investor activism.

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