Icahn Purchased 50 Million Yahoo Shares, Microsoft Story Not Over Yet

Posted: May 14 2008, 2:50am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 8:04am CDT, in Technology News


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Icahn purchased 50 million Yahoo Shares, Microsoft Story not over yet

Investor Carl Icahn has apparently bought about 50 million Yahoo shares since Micrsoft withdrew their bid for Yahoo.

The WSJ expects Mr. Icahn to decide today whether to launch a proxy contest to unseat at least part of Yahoo's board.Possibly Mr. Icahn wants the Microsoft deal back on the table. There is at least something going to happen, when someone like Carl Icahn invests around a billion dollars.
Yahoo shares were up more than 5% at the end of the trading day yesterday.
More details on the WSJ.

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