2 Backed by Icahn to Join Yahoo Board (New York Times)

Friday, August 15th, 2008

Yahoo said on Thursday that it would add the former chief executives of Viacom and Nextel Partners to its board as part of the company?s deal to avoid a proxy fight with the investor Carl C. Icahn.

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Yahoo selects Biondi, Chapple as new board members (AP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Yahoo Inc. said Thursday it will add the former chief executives of Viacom and Nextel Partners to its board of directors as part of the company’s deal to ward off a proxy fight with billionaire investor Carl Icahn.

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Yahoo?s Advisory Bill: $36 Million and Growing (New York Times)

Monday, August 11th, 2008

Jerry Yang and his fellow Yahoo s have spent plenty of time and energy in recent months dealing with Microsoft ?s unsolicited takeover offer and the proxy fight it inspired.

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Carl Icahn to Sit Out Yahoo Meeting (New York Times)

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Carl Icahn has been a busy blogger. The latest posts on his Icahn Report, which appeared Thursday morning, comprise of a critique of the financial press and an explanation of why he dropped his proxy fight with Yahoo . He also said that, after months of highly public feuding with Yahoo, he won?t be making an appearance at its upcoming shareholder meeting.

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Yahoo nominates Icahn to board, settles proxy fight (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Yahoo Inc will appoint activist investor Carl Icahn and two members of his slate of directors to the company’s board, settling a proxy battle ahead of its August 1 annual shareholders meeting.

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