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  • Carl Icahn's $3 billion Oshkosh bid rejected as 'low-ball price'

    Specialty truck maker Oshkosh Corp. rejected a takeover bid by billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, calling the $32.50-a-share offer “unsolicited, inadequate, highly conditional and opportunistic.” The Wisconsin company’s board...
  • Motorola Solutions CEO seems to thrive on being underrated, beating odds

    Motorola Solutions CEO seems to thrive on being underrated, beating odds
    When Motorola Inc. first came courting Greg Brown, he wasn't interested.    The year was 1998 and Brown, a division president at Ameritech in Chicago, was weighing an offer from Motorola against one from Micromuse, a publicly traded software company in...
  • Yahoo board picks spark 'distracting' proxy fight from investor

    Yahoo board picks spark 'distracting' proxy fight from investor
    Yahoo Inc., in an attempt to “reshape and refocus” itself, appointed three new independent directors to its board, including a top executive from American Express Co. But the move isn’t passing muster with activist investor Daniel Loeb,...
  • Top hedge fund managers made $14.4 billion in 2011: a 35% pay cut

    Top hedge fund managers made $14.4 billion in 2011: a 35% pay cut
    Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates took home $3.9 billion last year. Fellow investment kings Carl Icahn and James Simons each made off with more than $2 billion. To the average plebeian, that’s a lot of money. But for the top 25 hedge fund earners...
  • Part of Lions Gate suit against Carl Icahn dismissed

     
    There was a mixed verdict in the latest round of the seemingly never-ending legal battle between Lions Gate Entertainment and its largest shareholder, Carl Icahn. A federal judge in New York on Wednesday dismissed part of a lawsuit filed by......
  • Icahn suit against Lions Gate in New York dismissed

     
    That's one lawsuit down, two to go. Lions Gate Entertainment scored a significant legal victory Wednesday as a New York State Supreme Court judge dismissed a lawsuit brought against the company by dissident investor Carl Icahn. Icahn filed suit last......
  • Bidders including Dish Network and Icahn lining up for Blockbuster auction Monday

     
    By next week, troubled home entertainment company Blockbuster Inc. might be in the hands of a famed Wall Street investor, a satellite TV company, a South Korean telecom firm, a group of hedge funds or another buyer. On Monday, the......
  • Dish Network to acquire Blockbuster for $320 million

     
    Satellite television provider Dish Network has emerged as the upcoming owner of Blockbuster Inc. It has agreed to pay $320 million for virtually all the assets of the troubled home-video chain, making it the winner of a bankruptcy auction that......
  • Lions Gate revenue shrinks, profit rises with only one film release

     
    With only one new movie hitting theaters and none on DVD, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. saw its revenue and expenses plummet in the quarter that ended June 30. The Santa Monica film and television studio reported revenue of $261.3 million......
  • No sign of Icahn yet as Lions Gate sets annual meeting [Updated]

     
    Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.'s annual meeting so far looks like a much less dramatic affair this year than last. Notably missing from the proxy statement that accompanied the meeting announcement: Any signs of activism by Icahn. The company's 12 current...
  • Icahn boosts MGM and Lions Gate stakes as he presses for merger

     
    Carl Icahn still wants to see Hollywood's two lions get married. The billionaire investor has increased his stakes in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Lions Gate Entertainment as he continues to seek a merger of the two independent studios. Since MGM and its......