Eastbourne Comments on Election of Directors at Amylin Annual Meeting of Shareholders
SAN RAFAEL, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastbourne Capital Management, L.L.C. announced that, based on voting estimates from its proxy solicitor, MacKenzie Partners, Inc., at today's Annual Meeting of Shareholders at Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMLN), it appears that both Eastbourne and Icahn have succeeded in electing new directors to the Amylin Board. A preliminary report from the inspectors of election is expected in one to two weeks.
Richard J. Barry, Eastbourne Founder and Portfolio Manager, commented, "We want to thank Amylin shareholders for supporting us in effecting change to the Amylin Board and sending a strong message that the past results are not acceptable. We look forward to working constructively with the new Board of Amylin and doing our part to ensure the long-term success of the Company."
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