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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Articles Related to Icahn Associates (Carl Icahn)

Icahn adds another $250 Million to his shrinking war chest

Date: March 4th, 2009
The NY Times reported today that Carl Icahn has added an additional $250 million of his own money to his hedge fund. This is the third $250 million investment...

Icahn Increases Stakes in Biotech Bets

Date: January 29th, 2009
SEC filings revealed today that Carl Icahn has increased his stakes in Amylin (AMLN) to 12.1 million shares (8.8%) and Enzon Pharmaceuticals (ENZN) to...

Icahn vs. Lipton

Date: August 29th, 2008
Marty Lipton, lawyer and long time rival of Carl Icahn has recently made comments to the tune that because companies are changing corporate policy in...

Icahn’s 2008 YTD Activism Summary

Date: August 12th, 2008
Mr. Carl Icahn has had a busy year of wins and losses. This month he has raised his stake in the biotechnology company Biogen Idec to 6.03%, stating that...

Enzon Pharma folds under pressure from shareholder activists

Date: August 11th, 2008
Today, Enzon Pharmaceuticals (ENZN) announced that it would give into shareholder activists' demands and try to sell all or parts of its commercial business,...

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. makes unsolicited bid for ImClone

Date: August 5th, 2008
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. made an unsolicited bid to buy ImClone Systems for $60/share or $4.5 billion. ImClone organized a committee to evaluate the...

T. Boone Pickens sells off his Yahoo shares at a loss

Date: July 30th, 2008
T. Boone Pickens sold off the 10 million Yahoo shares that he bought in May at a loss. He claimed he got tired of waiting for Yahoo's board to revaluate...

Icahn and two of his nominations added to Yahoo's board

Date: July 22nd, 2008
After the threat of a proxy fight, Yahoo has decided to increase the size of its board and add Carl Icahn and his nominations. Mr. Icahn was originally...

Icahn's Hedge Funds post losses

Date: July 3rd, 2008
Carl Icahn's hedge funds posted a loss of 7% between October and April, their biggest loss since their opening in November 2004. In addition to falling...

Tightening of Capital Markets hurt Smaller Hedge Funds

Date: June 17th, 2008
Less and less hedge funds are being launched. The credit crunch and the tightening of capital markets have made it increasingly more difficult for hedge...

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