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Dell shareholders approve $25 billion buyout

Sep 12, 2013
But big questions still remain for the struggling computer technology company.

A week of good and bad for activist investors

Aug 15, 2013
It’s been a big week for activist investors -- with Bill Ackman resigning from J.C. Penney’s board and Carl Icahn taking a big stake in Apple.

Ackman out at JCPenney, Icahn investing in Apple?

Aug 13, 2013
It's been a busy day for some activist investors.

Corporate raiders morph into nice(r) guys

Nov 26, 2012
Carl Icahn used to buy companies and break them up. These days, he’s an activist investor, using large stakes to influence corporate strategy.

A $200 million gift and a medical school

Nov 15, 2012
Mt. Sinai Medical School in New York renames itself after business magnate/corporate raider Carl Icahn after his $200 million donation.