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Carl Icahn scores $757 million profit after American Railcar announces merger

Fred Imbert

American Railcar agrees to merge with an ITE Rail Fund subsidiary for $70 a share. Icahn owned 62.2 percent of American Railcar's shares outstanding as of June 30, according to FactSet. Icahn Enterprises says its profit from its 8-year-old stake was $757.2 million, including the deal.