According to a recent filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, billionaire activist Carl Icahn‘s Icahn Capital sold some 8.06 million shares of Mentor Graphics Corp (NASDAQ:MENT). The filing revealed that the investor owns 8.06 million shares of the company, equal to 6.86% of the outstanding stock, which compares with 16.12 million shares Icahn held at the end of December. The filing also disclosed that the shares have been sold to the company at a price of $18.12 per unit under the terms of a Stock Purchase Agreement.
“On February 18, 2016, the Reporting Persons entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement (the “Stock Purchase Agreement”) with the Issuer pursuant to which the Reporting Persons agreed to sell to the Issuer an aggregate of 8,060,145 Shares, at a price of $18.12 per share. The transaction contemplated by the Stock Purchase Agreement is expected to close no later than February 26, 2016. The foregoing description of the Stock Purchase Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified by reference to the Stock Purchase Agreement, a copy of which is filed herewith as an exhibit and is incorporated into this Item 4 by reference.”
You can access the original SEC filing by clicking here.
Ownership Summary Table
|Name||Sole Voting Power||Shared Voting Power||Sole Dispositive Power||Shared Dispositive Power||Aggregate Amount Owned Power||Percent of Class|
|High River Limited Partnership||1,612,028||0||1,612,028||0||1,612,028||1.37%|
|Icahn Partners Master Fund||2,685,756||0||2,685,756||0||2,685,756||2.29%|
|Icahn Enterprises Holdings||0||6,448,116||0||6,448,116||6,448,116||5.49%|
|Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc||0||6,448,116||0||6,448,116||6,448,116||5.49%|
|Carl C. Icahn||0||8,060,144||0||8,060,144||8,060,144||6.86%|
|Date of Transaction Number of Shares Purchased (Sold) Price Per Share High River Limited Partnership|