Icahn Associates (Carl Icahn) - Investor Profile

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Investor Information:

767 Fifth AveTotal AUM ($MM):12,000
Suite 4700Equity AUM ($MM):7,340
New York, NY 10153Investment Style:Deep Value
United StatesOrientation:Shareholder Activist
Phone: 212-702-4300 Investor Type:Hedge Fund Manager

Institutional Investor Background

Icahn Associates (Carl Icahn) is a diversified holding company that was founded in 1985 by CEO Carl Icahn. Mr. Icahn also owns 90% of the publicly traded company Icahn Enterprises (formerly American Real Estate Partners). Icahn Enterprises is involved in various industries including investment management, metals, real estate, and consumer goods. Mr. Icahn is also the Chairman of the American Railcar Industries, Chairman of ImClone Systems, Chairman of Federal-Mogul and a Director of Blockbuster.

Investor Regional and/or Country Focus: North America, United States

Founders and Key Executives of Icahn Associates (Carl Icahn): Carl Icahn; Alexander J. Denner; Brett Icahn; Keith A. Meister*

Entities related to Icahn Associates (Carl Icahn): Icahn Enterprises (formerly American Real Estate Partners); Icahn Associates; Icahn Partners LP; Icahn Fund Ltd; Icahn & Co Inc; Icahn Partners; High River Limited Partnership

Relevant Firms***: Corvex Management

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Icahn Associates (Carl Icahn)'s Top 10 Equity Holdings

Company (Ticker) ($MM) Shares Change % Out
Icahn Enterprises LP (IEP) 2,147.48 97,764,251 0 97.45
CVR Energy Inc (CVI) 2,147.48 71,198,718 0 82.24
Chesapeake Energy Corp (CHK) 1,218.45 59,698,689 0 9.30
Forest Laboratories Inc (FRX) 1,166.38 30,662,005 0 11.55
Netflix Inc (NFLX) 1,049.53 5,541,066 0 10.00
Transocean Inc (RIG) 1,047.20 20,154,035 14,315,649 6.31
Herbalife Ltd (HLF) 612.50 16,355,131 16,355,131 13.84
American Railcar Industries, Inc./de (ARII) 554.86 11,871,268 0 55.60
Federal-Mogul Corp (FDML) 462.49 76,697,804 0 77.16
Hain Celestial Group Inc (HAIN) 442.22 7,239,963 0 16.49

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