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Institutional Investor (May 4)

2018/ 05/ 05 by jd in Global News

With an unexpected turn, the Icahn-Xerox battle has grown even uglier. “After surrendering their jobs to a ‘gloating’ Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason, Xerox’s leadership defies the activists and hangs on — for now.” Where the chips will ultimately fall is now highly uncertain.

 

Wall Street Journal (January 21)

2018/ 01/ 23 by jd in Global News

Carl Icahn the largest investor in Xerox has formed an alliance with billionaire Darwin Deason, the third largest investor, “to encourage the printer and copier giant to explore a potential sale…. The fact that they are working together and own such a big stake is sure to ratchet up the pressure on a company that is grappling with slumping demand as the world becomes more digital—and is already considering a major transaction.” Due to its “strategic importance,” the Fuji Xerox joint venture “would likely be at the center of any review.”

 

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