TITLE

In Icahn's Eyes: Laser Co. Should Land Buyer

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, Ricardo
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;10/30/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 43, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the suggestion of Carl Icahn, a shareholder in VISX Inc., that the company should consider looking for acquirors. Why VISX does not need to find a buyer; Products developed by the company; Stock price as of October 30, 2000; Potential buyers.
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3717876

 

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