Xerox bites back against Icahn, Deason criticism over Fujifilm deal

Feb 13 (Reuters) - Xerox Corp management on Tuesday defended itself and decision to merge with Japan's Fujifilm Holdings, calling criticism from activist shareholders Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason misleading and inaccurate.

In a letter to shareholders, the printer and copier maker said after looking into several alternatives, a joint venture with Fujifilm seemed to be the best path for the company.

(Reporting by Laharee Chatterjee in Bengaluru)