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4 IT Companies Where Investor Carl Icahn Is Stirring The Pot

Suing Dell Technologies, forcing Xerox to cancel its merger with Fujifilm—those are just two of the four technology companies that activist investor Carl Icahn is trying to reshape.

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Carl Icahn Planting Stakes In IT World

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn has been shaking up corporate America for decades. Known to some as the corporate raider, Icahn hasn't been afraid to publicly ruffle the feathers of some of the biggest technology companies in recent years during his attempts to get more value for shareholders, from publicly complaining about stock pricing to Apple CEO Tim Cook to suing Dell Technologies and calling Dell CEO Michael Dell a "dictator.”

The 82-year-old billionaire has been in the public eye for decades, including a recent stint as a special adviser to President Donald Trump on regulatory reform. Icahn, who Forbes estimates has a net worth of approximately $17 billion, has been shifting his eye toward the technology sector in recent years by spending billions in the IT industry. CRN breaks down four IT companies that Icahn is looking to reshape.

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