Alex Denner (Mark Neuling/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Amarin, Saris­sa con­tin­ue play­ing out ac­tivist at­tack

The fight be­tween Amarin and an ac­tivist in­vestor group led by a Carl Ic­ahn pro­tégé is get­ting dirty.

On Wednes­day, Saris­sa Cap­i­tal Man­age­ment — led by Ic­ahn’s for­mer head of health­care in­vest­ments Alex Den­ner — put out a state­ment de­cry­ing a po­ten­tial Amarin board re­or­ga­ni­za­tion as a “sham.” Amarin re­spond­ed Thurs­day morn­ing call­ing Saris­sa’s state­ment “in­ac­cu­rate and mis­lead­ing” while say­ing they have “no plan, no new ideas.”

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