Hedge Funds Carl Icahn

  • Billionaire investor Carl Icahn urged shareholders of Motorola to elect him to the board, kicking off a proxy battle in a document published by U.S. regulators today.

  • Carl Icahn

    Motorola said it received notice that Carl Icahn and three of his entities have filed to buy more than $2 billion, or 4.4%, of the company's common stock, potentially making the financier Motorola's second biggest institutional holder.

  • Temple-Inland -- the packaging, forest products, real estate and financial services company -- on Monday said it plans to separate itself into three stand-alone public companies and sell its timberlands.

  • Billionaire financier and shareholder activist Carl Icahn bought 2.8 million shares in the drugmaker, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Generics hurt sales of Bristol-Myers Squibb's top-selling and most profitable drug Plavix, and Bristol-ImClone cancer drug Erbitux. Also: This afternoon, ICOS shareholders vote on the Eli Lilly buyout offer -- see the results ASAP on CNBC.com.

  • More than $18 billion in pharmaceutical drugs are scheduled to go off-patent this year, and consequently medication makers are getting lots of attention from Wall Street. One company expected to benefit from patent expiration is generic drug manufacturer Mylan Labs. CNBC's Mike Huckman caught up with CEO Robert Coury at the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.

  • NAHB

    Last week the Secretary of the Treasury, Hank Paulson, was asked if the residential real estate market had bottomed.  He refused to answer the question.  But as we approach the New Year, that is arguably the biggest question in real estate.  The spring season is right around the corner, traditionally the busiest for buying and selling, and many believe it will tell the true story of the state of the market.

  • But billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who had made his own Reckson bid, hinted he would not abandon his fight for some office buildings included the deal.

  • Reckson Associates Realty's shareholders approved a merger with SL Green Realty after market close Thursday.

  • Real estate investment trust Reckson Associates Realty Tuesday rejected a takeover bid from billionaire Carl Icahn, favoring a competing bid from SL Green Realty.

  • Real estate investment trust Reckson Associates Realty  Tuesday rejected a takeover bid from billionaire Carl Icahn, favoring a competing bid from SL Green Realty.

  • Shares of South Korean tobacco firm KT&G skidded on news U.S. investor Carl Icahn has sold his stake in the company at a discount.

  • Billionaire financier Carl Icahn charged ahead on Monday with an offer for New York office landlord Reckson Associates Realty for $49 a share after his two partners withdrew from the bidding.