Bloomberg News Carl Icahn has tried — or “tried” — to buy a bunch of companies in the last year or so. Remember that Dynegy bid? Or his offer to take over Clorox? Or his $1.91 acquisition lob at Mentor Graphics? All failed, revoked or never serious in the first place. And now we can [...]
Carl Icahn over the summer got into a nasty and eventually fruitless feud with Clorox. He even sorta tried to buy the company. Now, he appears to be pulling back a touch.
While offering to buy Clorox for $10 billion or so, Carl Icahn also is sending out a very strange message: I'm totally the wrong guy to buy this company.
After Carl Icahn extended his $5.50 a share bid for Dynegy, Seneca Capital, the energy company's second largest shareholder, said it would reject a $6 a share offer for the energy company - should such a bid materialize.
Billionaire gadfly Carl Icahn has stirred up trouble at Clorox. The company needs to take him seriously, even if Icahn's takeover offer to buy Clorox is anything but serious.