Icahn Issues Statement Regarding Forest Labs

18 Aug, 2011, 11:52 ET from Carl Icahn

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Icahn stated, concerning Forest Labs, that he sent the following e-mail to Howard Solomon today:

"Congratulations on your victory!  I look forward to our next meeting."

Mr. Icahn went on to state that activism, especially in bio-tech, usually takes longer than you believe it will.  Recent examples are: Imclone, Genzyme, and Biogen Idec.

SOURCE Carl Icahn