Monday, August 15, 2011 at 8:29 am.

Carl Icahn’s Motorola split-up finally pays off with a $415 million weekend

Joe Weisenthal does the math: Icahn owns 26.8 million shares of Motorola Mobility, which just got a $15/share premium, thanks to Google’s acquisition. That’s $415 million more than they were worth last week. But it’s been a very long time coming for Carl, and a lot of work went into this one.