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Executive Summary

Financier Carl Icahn declares intent to nominate Keith Meister to the ophthalmic firm's board of directors. Icahn, who owns 11.6% of the company, had scrapped plans to elect a rival slate of directors in March. A hostile takeover was initially proposed in April 2001 (1"The Gray Sheet" Nov. 26, 2001, p. 30)...

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