Activist Investor Carl Icahn Backs Out of Dollar Tree

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A new activist investor is looking to shake up the board at Dollar Tree — but another has quietly cashed in his chips.
Billionaire Carl Icahn — who took a stake of nearly 2 percent in the dollar-store chain last fall, according to sources — is no longer invested in the retailer, The Post has learned.
The news comes as activist hedgie Jeff Smith of Starboard Value disclosed a 1.7 percent stake worth $370 million in Dollar Tree on Monday. Smith is prodding the company to sell its Family Dollar chain and rethink a strict policy of selling everything for $1 or less.
 
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