Bertoni, Steven
March 2011
Forbes Asia;Mar2011 Special Issue Billionaires, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p72
The article presents work profile of American corporate raider and financier Carl Icahn. Reportedly, Icahn has made a fortune of 12.5 billion dollars though several acquisitions. It describes the takeover of Genzyme Corp. by Sanofi-Aventis SA, mediated by Icahn. Icahn says, he is focusing on mergers of biotechnology companies because often these companies have overinvested but lack funds to complete their projects.


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