Icahn Buys More Herbalife, Denying Claim He’s Selling Stake

  • Ackman had said Jefferies was working on unloading the holding
  • Icahn says he acquired 2.3 million additional Herbalife shares

Carl Icahn.

Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

Herbalife Ltd. backer Carl Icahn said he bought an additional 2.3 million shares in the nutrition company following remarks by fellow billionaire Bill Ackman that the investor has been trying to sell his stake.

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