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    1. Carl Icahn on eBay: We Have Not Yet Begun to Fight

      Carl Icahn on eBay: We Have Not Yet Begun to Fight

      We are strongly encouraged by the results published yesterday of an investor survey conducted by Bernstein Research regarding our campaign to prove to eBay’s board of directors that stockholders are in favor of separating PayPal from the company. A majority of eBay owners responding to the survey said they believe that the composition of the board should change...

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    2. Amid activist pressure Darden cancels investor meeting

      Amid activist pressure Darden cancels investor meeting

      Darden Restaurants Inc (DRI) has canceled its analyst and investor meeting slated for later this month as two activist shareholders lobby for bolder steps to improve performance at its restaurant chains, ranging from Olive Garden to Capital Grille. Rather than holding the meeting, which was scheduled for March 28, Darden, the biggest operator of full-service restaurant chains in terms of outlets ...

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    3. Wanted chairman for Glencore Xstrata

      Wanted chairman for Glencore Xstrata

      Glencore Xstrata chairman's job looks attractive, but after 10 months there is still a vacancy How long does it take a big FTSE 100 company to recruit a new chairman? We assumed Glencore Xstrata was merely cutting itself some slack when it said the process might take a year. But, no, 10 months later Tony Hayward is still filling the post on an "interim" basis and a permanent chairman is only ...

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    4. Icahn says demanding review of eBay records

      Icahn says demanding review of eBay records

      By Sam Forgione NEW YORK (Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn said Monday he is demanding a review of eBay Inc.'s records on its divestiture of Skype, reiterating his view that eBay board member Marc Andreessen had conflicts of interest regarding the sale, while eBay called Icahn's criticisms "false and misleading." In an open letter to shareholders, Icahn said "Mr. Andreessen's conflicts ...

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    5. eBay founder lashes out at Carl Icahn

      eBay founder lashes out at Carl Icahn

      (Credit: eBay) Carl Icahn has officially been told off by eBay's founder, board chairman, and largest shareholder, namely Pierre Omidyar. In a statement released Thursday, Omidyar accused Icahn of "making unsubstantiated claims" about eBay. He also defended the decision not to spin off the PayPal unit and stood behind the board members targeted in Icahn's attack. The skirmish between eBay and ...

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