In the video, which was forwarded to BuzzFeed by a source, eBay CEO John Donahoe dismisses the billionaire hedge fund manager’s campaign to force a sale or spin out of PayPal as an attempt at “short term financial maneuvering to drive the stock price up.”
Here’s a handy and fun outline to fill in and use to play along with the activist investor as he wages battles on company after company.
Carl Icahn gave a post-game report on last evening’s dinner with Apple CEO Tim Cook on CNBC this afternoon. It was…interesting.
Icahn is as well known for his fiery temper and pointed one-liners as he is for his hedge fund’s activist investing.