As many of you know, the recent days in Yahoo! have been more than exciting (can i say nail biting???)
Microsoft bidding for Yahoo!, Carl Icahn threatening a proxy fight.. uff!!! August 1st was looked up by every stakeholder of Yahoo!, and finally these two big things happened.
Yahoo used its homepage as a weapon against Carl Icahn. Yahoo! proclaimed “Your Yahoo! Your vote!”. Read the article: http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/07/18/fighting-for-its-life-yahoo-uses-its-homepage-to-battle-carl-icahn/
Yesterday, the dust settled. Carl Icahn was happy with three seats in the Yahoo! board of directors. Read article: http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/07/21/icahn-backs-down-from-yahoo-proxy-fight-in-return-for-three-yahoo-board-seats/.
Looks like things have settled, but shouldn’t I be giving it a second thought? After all, Carl Icahn is so close to us now.