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Hedge fund pushes Yahoo to sell search unit

San Francisco Chronicle – A major investor called on Yahoo Inc. to sell its search business to Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday, adding to the pressure on the Sunnyvale Web portal to restart talks with its rival. Meanwhile, Yahoo agreed to […]

Yahoo Stock Shoots Up After Carl Icahn Raises His Stake

eBrandz – In a move expected to fuel speculation over Yahoo Inc.’s search for a new chief executive — Corporate raider and billionaire investor Carl Icahn augmented his stake in Yahoo, has bought up close to 7 million additional shares […]

Recent failures slow growth of Icahn

Boston Globe- Carl Icahn has hit the roughest patch of his hedge fund career. His $7.9 billion in hedge funds fell 7 percent between October and April, the biggest peak-to-trough loss since the funds opened in November 2004, according to […]

Icahn’s Activist Funds’ Slim Returns Supply Cause to Deactivate

Bloomberg- Carl Icahn has hit the roughest patch of his hedge-fund career. His $7.9 billion in hedge funds fell 7 percent between October and April, the biggest peak-to-trough loss since the funds opened in November 2004, according to investors. That […]

Yahoo now faces more pressure, hedge funds say

Reuters- Officially, a potential $47.5 billion deal for Microsoft Corp to buy Yahoo Inc is over, at least for now. But longer term, hedge fund managers and analysts said the Yahoo board now faces more pressure than ever to deliver […]

Hedge Funds Hop on the Icahn Bandwagon

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Another hedge fund is backing Carl Icahn’s proxy battle against Yahoo, days after Paulson & Co. gave their support. Third Point LLC, a hedge fund that manages $5.7 billion in assets, is believed to be on […]

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