Proxy Fight

  • Proxy Fight

    Carl Icahn is like Ocho Cinco and T.O.

    Following in the footsteps of superstar NFL wide-outs Chad Johnson and Terrell Owens (and former Kansas Senator Bob Dole), Carl Icahn referred to himself in the third-person today on his blog post, “Concerning the Annual Yahoo! Meeting.” “Additionally, if any committee is formed to negotiate a meaningful transaction, Carl Icahn will be a member of […]

    / Jul 31, 2008 at 2:48 PM
  • Bill Miller, Buyouts, Legg Mason, Microsoft, Proxy Fight, Yahoo

    Miller Backs Microsoft Buyout Of Yahoo

    Bill Miller, the Legg Mason fund manager who controls 5.4 percent of Yahoo, wants to see Microsoft buy the company. Halfway measures–such as a joint venture –don’t interest him. That would seem to put him squarely in Icahn’s camp. But Miller’s still being coy, saying he’s undecided on how he’ll vote in the proxy fight. […]

    / May 22, 2008 at 4:49 PM
  • Pirate Capital, Proxy Fight

    Pirate Capital Booty

    Tom Hudson’s Pirate Capital continues to blaze ahead with the best proxy fight innovation since the poison pill was invented—proxy swag! Today they’re offering Aquilla, Inc. shareholders pins featuring the face of Aquila chief executive Rick Green. Using a specially designed website called Bad Acquila Deal The Pirates have been leveling cannon fire against Aquila’s […]

    / Apr 19, 2007 at 2:09 PM

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