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Carl Icahn

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BiographyIn 1979, Aiken embarked on its first takeover attempt. He bought a small part of the company producing electric stove, and then persuaded the authorities to sell the company to competitors - Swedes. As a result of this transaction, Aiken (as a shareholder) received three million dollars.

The well-known investor and businessman ,who amassed great prosperity through acquisitions and sales of companies. Some called Aiken " corporate raider " or " imperial shareholder ", based on the activities of only a desire to obtain short-term profits by any means. ..

During the 1980-Carl Aiken `s got an extremely high income from a significant number of major companies such as airline TWA (Trans World Airlines), steel korparatsii USX (United States Steel Corporation), the oil company Texaco.

Carl Aiken was born and raised in the United States, in New York. He was raised ottsom-middle class lawyer and his mother - a teacher. Not surprisingly, Aiken received an excellent education - graduated from high school, and then went to Princeton University, where he studied philosophy. After the University at the mother`s request he entered the New York medical educational institution, which left a few years later ,I did not finish my studies. In 1961, Karl (after military service) has started to work as a broker, and within five years engaged in their own business.

In 1979, Aiken embarked on its first takeover attempt. He bought a small part of the company producing electric stove, and then persuaded the authorities to sell the company to competitors - Swedes. As a result of this transaction, Aiken (as a shareholder) received three million dollars.

In 1982, Karl swung at the company Marshall Field and eventually earned hundreds of millions when the company merged with the global trade organization from England.

Having been Anchor Hockings, American Can, Owen-Illinois, and others.Whenever Carl Aiken worked for the same plan.

To this day, Karl Aiken - American financier - to buy more shares in major companies making significant changes in the management of the organization and management of forces, or to sell the company in parts or in its entirety.

Carl likes to say : "We do not liquidate the company ,but if it happens, it is happening so badly ? We`re not blowing factory. The person who buys anything, just the same, is obliged to make the process more productive. "

Currently Carl Aiken is active and calls himself an activist fighting for the rights aktsionerskie. He strongly disagrees with the factthat many companies consider it an invader. On the other hand, Carl, trying to convince the public that his actions as a businessman, it is justified. By the way, its public performances and events in recent years caused more and more respect from the public.

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