corporate raider

corporate raider

Silicon Valley greed in the long and short term

Carl Icahn considered hostile takeover for control of Netflix

news.cnet.com
The billionaire and former corporate raider, who recently acquired a 10 percent stake in the company, tells CNBC that he finds Netflix's "poison pill" defense plan "really reprehensible." [Read more]...
Carl Icahn considered hostile takeover for control of Netflix
Reed Hastings, meet Carl Icahn. And good luck.

THE TRUTH ABOUT THE ECONOMY: In the 1980s, Greed WAS Good... Then We Went Overboard

www.businessinsider.com
There's a famous scene in the 1987 movie Wall Street in which the corporate raider Gordon Gekko gets up at a shareholder meeting of a company called "Teldar Paper" and defends his impending takeover of the company. (Click the source link above to watch it). To the horror of...
THE TRUTH ABOUT THE ECONOMY: In the 1980s, Greed WAS Good... Then We Went Overboard

Carl Icahn and HP -- match made in heaven?

gigaom.com
Weary Hewlett-Packard watchers this week were downright relieved to hear reports that Carl Icahn was sniffing around the beleaguered IT giant. The unconfirmed rumors sparked a rally in HP shares. The company has been through the wringer over the past 5 years, so news that the famed corporate raider might...
Carl Icahn and HP -- match made in heaven?
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