Navigation Links
Letter From Carl Icahn to Amylin Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Date:4/15/2009

> dissidents are allowed to communicate with each other. But not at Amylin.

Several months ago, I informed you that based on our status as one of Amylin's largest stockholders and based upon the experiences that I and my suggested nominees had in ImClone Systems, I believed it would be in Amylin's best interest to give these nominees representation on Amylin's board. My nominees and I were proactive in the enhancement of stockholder value at ImClone. As you may be aware, after I was elected to the board of ImClone in October 2006, its per share market value increased by 135% through its sale in late 2008. It is interesting to note that, in direct contrast, during the same period Amylin's per share market value declined in value by 85%. Given that Amylin is flailing, as is evident from the market for its shares, it is ludicrous and arrogant for you to contend that my highly qualified nominees, who were among those responsible for such wonderful results at ImClone, cannot be beneficial to Amylin. Additionally, it is even more absurd and irresponsible to enter into a "debilitating" proxy fight to keep my nominees, who are proven and knowledgeable individuals, off the board.

Around the same time that I asked you for board representation, another large stockholder, Eastbourne, also informed you it was dissatisfied with the way you were operating the company and wished to have its representatives placed on the board. It also informed you it would like the Icahn group to have representation. In our subsequent discussions, I informed you that I would like Eastbourne, as well as some of my nominees, to be represented on the board. While you have stated to us that a proxy fight would be "debilitating" for the company you have steadfastly refused to allow Eastbourne and us to meet with you together to discuss just how to avoid the "debilitating" proxy fight. Further, your poison pill prevents Eastbo
'/>"/>

SOURCE Carl Icahn
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. ULURU Inc. Signs Offer Letter to Acquire York Pharma plc
2. Immtech Receives Listing Determination Letter
3. Go Healthy Announces Receipt of Letter of Interest to Fund Distribution, Production, Packaging, Concept Stores and Bottling Facilities
4. SETO Holdings, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent to Dispose of all its Existing Businesses and Acquire Advanced Hearing Centers, Inc.; New Management to be Installed.
5. Runaway Health Care Costs: 12 Ways You Can Rein Them in, from the Harvard Health Letter
6. FDA Warning Letter to Genzyme Related to the Allston Manufacturing Facility
7. MedClean Technologies Inc. CEO Publishes Letter to Shareholders
8. The LCA-Vision Full Value Committee Commences Consent Solicitation to Elect New Board of Directors at LCA-Vision (Nasdaq: LCAV) and Sends Letter to Stockholders
9. Major Shareholders Criticize Enzon Pharmaceuticals Management Team in Open Letter
10. Blunt Marks Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Signs Letter in Defense of Pro-Life Legislation
11. January 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Improved PSA Tests, Dry Eyes and Colds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/1/2015)... ... 2015 , ... On March 19, 2015 Phil Valentine – the Executive Director of Connecticut Community ... by stepping off Springer Mountain and heading north. Since that day, Phil has hiked ... and was greeted by friends and family. He visited CCAR and left an inspirational ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... ... a reputable source of authentic tickets for the 2015 iHeart Radio Music Festival ... music will have an act they are excited to see at this two-day festival. ... perform: Sam Smith, Coldplay, Kenny Chesney, The Who, Jason Derulo, Demi Lovato, Duran Duran, ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... August 01, 2015 , ... The Honor Society of Nursing, ... on the Future of Nursing (GAPFON) 20-21 July 2015 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. ... this meeting. , Dr. Silvia Cassiani, Advisor, Nursing and Allied Health Personnel Development, Unit ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Ticket Down is a reliable ... on in Chicago at Grant Park. The festival will end on Sunday, August ... to Chicago for the annual Lollapalooza. This unique and unbelievably popular festival attracts ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Recently ... know in predictive health analytics , Jvion continues to disrupt the predictive ... predictive software that targets patient and population level illness to drive prevention and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Connecticut Executive Hikes Appalachian Trail to Raise Awareness About Recovery. 2Health News:Cheap 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Vegas 2Health News:Cheap 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Vegas 3Health News:Key Latin American Nurse Leaders Identify Regional Issues During Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing Meeting 2Health News:Key Latin American Nurse Leaders Identify Regional Issues During Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing Meeting 3Health News:Key Latin American Nurse Leaders Identify Regional Issues During Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing Meeting 4Health News:Cheap 2015 Lollapalooza Tickets: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on Lollapalooza Tickets at Grant Park in Chicago for Saturday, August 1st and Sunday, August 2nd 2Health News:Jvion Showcased as Leader in the Predictive Analytic Market 2
... whether to preserve the Roman Catholic Church's "traditional ban ... that gives us an effective weapon against AIDS -- ... infallibility to new challenges," according to Peter Boulay, former ... ,Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragan in April said that ...
... Hong Kong health director Margaret Chan Tuesday emerged as ... Health Organisation (WHO). // ,The 60-year-old obstetrician, who ... a five-person shortlist of candidates released overnight ahead of ... ,Chan got 32 votes in the first round of ...
... in delayed healing in mice. It is quite shocking ... having harmful effects on variety of orthopedic conditions are ... that the toxins contained in cigarette can undermine fracture ... are highly prone to hip fractures, healing problems, bone ...
... or emotional instability during childhood or at any period ... severe health disorder, according to recent studies. // ... to become so lethargic that he or she can't ... It affects between 400,000 and 900,000 American adults. , ...
... practice of using duct tape a strong wide adhesive tape ... on skin of hands or feet in schoolchildren. ... popularly attested belief that duct tape is helpful in some ... to popular belief the duct tape only works slightly better ...
... percent rise in the number of tuberculosis cases in ... latest official figures reveal. ,The largest increase ... from 4,696 in 2004 to 5,310 in 2005, figures ... head of the Respiratory Diseases Department at the Agency, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Consequences Of Smoking On Fractures & Ligament Injuries 2Health News:TB Cases On The Rise Among British Asians 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... Calif. , July 30, 2015 Edwards Lifesciences ... science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today announced that ... Board of Directors. "Bob is an ardent champion ... a true privilege to have him on Edwards, board as ... Mussallem , Edwards, chairman and CEO.  "Bob has provided a ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 30, 2015 IRIDEX Corporation (NASDAQ: IRIX ... quarter 2015 financial results after the market closes on ... the release, the Company will host a conference call ... Time on Thursday, August 6, 2015 ... business developments. Interested parties may access the ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... IRVINE, Calif. , July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... Novartis /Alcon executives have recently contacted the Company ... will begin as early as Monday, August 3, ... been quoted as saying that the coming electronic ... billions of dollars over the next several years.  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:IRIDEX Announces Second Quarter 2015 Conference Call and Release Date 2
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: