California’s high-speed rail project could be getting a financial shot in the arm from the private sector.
The e-commerce company has been fighting a push from the activist investor to spin off PayPal, eBay’s mobile payment business that is growing revenue faster than the rest of the company. Icahn launched his campaign against the company in January.
The complex would include new facilities for the Oakland A’s, Raiders and the Golden State Warriors.
Less than a week after activist investor Carl Icahn announced a 10 percent stake in Netflix, the online video company is moving to protect itself against hostile takeovers.
Clorox Co. is turning down billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s offer to buy the company, saying the price of $76.50 per share is too low.
Activist investor Carl Icahn is offering to take Oakland-based Clorox Co. private in a deal that values the consumer products maker at about $10.2 billion.
A auctioned-off power lunch with legendary investor Warren Buffett raised over $2.6 million for San Francisco’s Glide foundation, topping last year’s record-breaking bid.
A purported music entrepreneur now living in Berkeley who bilked a New Jersey investor out of $330,000 by claiming he was promoting a series of Mariah Carey concerts in Dubai…