Feb 3 Carl Icahn further raised his stake in
Hain Celestial Group Inc (HAIN.O), according to a regulatory
The billionaire investor owned 16.30 percent of the company
as of Feb. 2, the filing that came on Thursday said. On Dec. 1,
his stake was 15.30 percent.
The December stake was itself an increase of about 1
percent. He held a 14.31 percent as of Sept 13.
In July, Hain, which makes and sells natural and organic
food products, had agreed to appoint two directors affiliated
to Carl Icahn, in exchange for the activist investor supporting
the company's director slate at its annual meeting.
Hain Celestial shares closed at $27.24 on Wednesday on
(Reporting by Nivedita Bhattacharjee in Bangalore; Editing by