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Tag: Carl Icahn

Carl Icahn: Champion of Animal Rights?

So-called activist investors come in many different shapes and sizes. Broadly speaking, they all seek to use their equity positions in companies to influence management. What they want to accomplish can vary dramatically. A legend in the ac...

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Could SEC’s Beneficial Ownership Proposal Kill Off Activist Investing?

How long should investors be allowed to wait before alerting the market that they have taken significant equity stakes in publicly traded companies? According to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the current grace period of 10 days is...

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