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Topic: Carl Icahn

Carl Icahn drops push for more aggressive Apple share buyback

02/10/2014, 09:02 am

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn on Monday dropped efforts push for Apple to spend the bulk of its considerable sum of cash on its own shares, citing recent stock repurchases by the company as "so close" to fulfilling his original goals.

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ISS recommends against Icahn stock buyback strategy, sides with Apple board

02/09/2014, 08:02 pm

Well-known proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services on Sunday released a report recommending AAPL shareholders vote against a proposal from activist investor Carl Icahn, who wants Apple to repurchase $50 billion worth of stock.

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Carl Icahn invests another $500M in Apple after shares slide

01/28/2014, 12:01 pm

With the share price of Apple dropping more than $40 in Tuesday morning trading following a disappointing earnings report, billionaire investor Carl Icahn announced he has bought another $500 million stake in the company.

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Carl Icahn invests another $500M in Apple, promotes increased buyback in letter to shareholders

01/23/2014, 03:01 pm

Activist investor Carl Icahn revealed on Thursday that he just invested another $500 million in Apple, bringing his stake in the company to $3.6 billion. Coinciding with the announcement, he issued a new 7-page letter to investors encouraging them to vote in favor of his share buyback proposal.

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Carl Icahn calls Apple a 'no brainer' investment as his stake grows to over $3B

01/22/2014, 11:01 am

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn took to his official Twitter account on Wednesday to reveal that he has purchased $500 million more shares of Apple stock in the last two weeks, and called his continued investment in the company a "no brainer."

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With Apple shareholder proposal pending, Carl Icahn turns his attention to Hertz

01/03/2014, 03:01 pm

Activist investor Carl Icahn, who has a history of using his money and power to influence publicly traded companies and most recently made Apple one of his targets, is now setting his sights on Hertz, buying as many as 40 million shares in the rental car company.

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Carl Icahn files Apple shareholder proposal seeking increase in share buyback program

12/04/2013, 03:12 pm

Billionaire investor and financial activist Carl Icahn has filed a shareholder proposal with Apple, seeking support for spending even more of the company's cash reserves on its own shares.

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Carl Icahn says he'd 'never' push Apple to buy Nuance, only wants increased share buyback

11/19/2013, 12:11 pm

Though billionaire Carl Icahn owns considerable stakes in both Apple and Nuance Communications, the investor revealed this week he has no plans to push for a marriage between the two companies, despite their existing partnerships.

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Carl Icahn says he'll consider shareholder proxy vote if Apple rejects his buyback plan

10/24/2013, 12:10 pm

Appearing in a television interview Thursday afternoon, billionaire investor Carl Icahn said that he would consider, but will not commit to, a possible proxy vote to force Apple executives to buy back more of their own shares, if they don't agree to his proposal.

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Carl Icahn urges Apple to make immediate tender offer for $150B in stock

10/24/2013, 09:10 am

In an open letter to Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook, billionaire investor Carl Icahn has pushed the company to issue an immediate tender offer for $150 billion in stock from shareholders at current market value.

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Billionaire Carl Icahn teases letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook to promote new website

10/23/2013, 03:10 pm

Well-known investor Carl Icahn has sent a letter to Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook continuing to push for a larger share buyback, and the billionaire plans to divulge the contents of the letter on a new website he will launch this week.

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Icahn reveals discussion with Apple CEO Tim Cook got 'a little testy'

10/01/2013, 02:10 pm

While he initially described dinner with Tim Cook as "cordial," Icahn later revealed in an interview that his talks with Apple's CEO about the use of the company's cash reserves were "a little testy" at times.

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Carl Icahn 'pushed hard' for $150B Apple share buyback at dinner with CEO Tim Cook

10/01/2013, 10:10 am

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook met with billionaire investor Carl Icahn for dinner on Monday night, in a meeting in which Icahn pressured Cook to initiate a $150 billion buyback of AAPL stock.

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