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Carl Icahn

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  • Dollar General's offer for Family Dollar tops Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree's bid

    Dollar General Corp. trumped a rival's bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc., offering $8.9 billion in cash for the discount retailer as industry leaders scramble to gain an edge in attracting customers who are still struggling financially. The offer Monday...
  • Dollar General announces competing bid for Family Dollar

    Dollar General has offered to buy North Carolina-based Family Dollar in a $9.7 billion deal, upsetting a recently-announced acquisition by another rival and potentially kicking off a bidding war for one of Charlotte's most prominent homegrown retailers....
  • Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar

    Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar
    Dollar General Corp offered to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc for $8.95 billion, trumping Dollar Tree Inc's $8.5 billion bid, to strengthen its position as the No. 1 discount retailer in a highly-competitive U.S. market. Family Dollar's shares rose 4.5...
  • Top U.S. hedge funds up Walgreen shares; lose some taste for Apple

    (Reuters) - Top U.S. hedge fund managers did some shopping for shares of discount retailer Dollar General Corp and drug store operator Walgreen Co in the second quarter. Daniel Loeb's Third Point added 1 million shares of Dollar General, raising his...
  • Dollar General exploring bid for Family Dollar

    Dollar General exploring bid for Family Dollar
    Dollar General is weighing a bid for Family Dollar Stores that would challenge Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree's $8.5 billion takeover of the discount retailer, people with knowledge of the matter said. Dollar General is working with an adviser to evaluate...
  • Pershing Square Holdings fund up 27.2 percent year to date through July

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman's Pershing Square Holdings has risen 27.2 percent this year, according to an investor in the fund, after extending its gains modestly last month when many hedge fund managers suffered losses. The...
  • Liberal Arts Deliver Lifetime Skills

    Having been in academia for more than 30 years and having been through the process with my own daughters, I understand that many parents and students face daunting decisions regarding college. Where to go? What major to choose? For many — in fact,...
  • Family Dollar investor sues to block Dollar Tree takeover

    Family Dollar investor sues to block Dollar Tree takeover
    A Family Dollar Stores Inc. shareholder contends that directors shortchanged investors in the discount chain by agreeing to an $8.5 billion takeover by rival Dollar Tree Inc., based in Chesapeake, in a deal that discourages other bidders. Dollar Tree'...
  • New 'iBillionaire' ETF looks to bring Buffett and Icahn to the masses

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mom and pop investors hoping to emulate the investment savvy of Wall Street's wealthiest like Warren Buffett and Carl Icahn will have a new way into markets on Friday when the latest low-cost exchange-traded fund tracking the stock...
  • Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer Paid $63.6 Million for Fiscal 2014

    Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer received $63.6 million in compensation for the fiscal year ending March 31 -- about two-thirds of that in stock options. The studio, which made the disclosure Tuesday in its proxy statement to shareholders, said that the...
  • The dollar store merger shows just how badly Americans are doing

    The dollar store merger shows just how badly Americans are doing
    Mergers-and-acquisition types on Wall Street are no doubt cackling over the proposed $8.5-billion merger of Dollar Tree and Family Dollar Stores -- and why not, since it was spurred in part by corporate sharpshooter Carl Icahn? But the grim reality...
  • Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5B

    Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5B
    Dollar Tree announced Monday that it plans to buy rival Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, a merger that would unseat Dollar General as the nation's largest discount retailer in terms of store count and fend off increasing competition from big-box...