Billionaire activist Carl Icahn of Icahn Capital has unloaded over 2.82 million shares of Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) in a series of transactions over the past two weeks according to a 13D filing issued with the SEC this morning. Icahn Capital retains 25.33 million shares of Hologic, down from the 28.15 million shares that it held at the end of 2015. Item 4 of the filing also shows that two employees of Icahn have resigned from their positions as Directors of Hologic. Item 4 of the filing states:
On March 3, 2016, Jonathan Christodoro and Samuel Merksamer, employees of the Reporting Persons, resigned as directors of the Issuer. As a result of their resignations and the Reporting Persons’ decision not to replace them on the Board of Directors of the Issuer, the Standstill Period (as such term is defined in the Nomination and Standstill Agreement, dated as of December 8, 2013, among the Reporting Persons and the Issuer) has terminated.
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||5,066,119||0||5,066,119||0||5,066,119||1.78%|
|Icahn Partners Master Fund||8,440,520||0||8,440,520||0||8,440,520||2.97%|
|Icahn Enterprises Holdings||0||20,264,483||0||20,264,483||20,264,483||7.14%|
|Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc||0||20,264,483||0||20,264,483||20,264,483||7.14%|
|Carl C. Icahn||0||25,330,602||0||25,330,602||25,330,602||8.92%|