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Kirk Kerkorian

Kerkor "Kirk" Kerkorian is the President of Tracinda Corporation, an activist investor and one of the world's wealthiest individuals.

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Kerkorian's most recent notable investment was a failed one in General Motors. At one point he held nearly 10% of all of GM's stock. He also unsuccessfully bid for Chrysler twice, first in 1995 and most recently in 2007.

Tracinda Corporation currently holds a controlling interest in MGM Mirage and a roughly 5% stake in Ford.

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