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SCHEDULE 14A

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Forest Laboratories, Inc.
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Carl C. Icahn

Dr. Alexander J. Denner

Dr. Richard Mulligan

Professor Lucian A. Bebchuk

Dr. Eric J. Ende

Mayu Sris

Icahn Partners LP

Icahn Partners Master Fund LP

Icahn Partners Master Fund II L.P.

Icahn Partners Master Fund III L.P.

High River Limited Partnership

Hopper Investments LLC

Barberry Corp.

Icahn Onshore LP

Icahn Offshore LP

Icahn Capital L.P.

IPH GP LLC

Icahn Enterprises Holdings L.P.

Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc.

Beckton Corp.

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ON JULY 19, 2011, THE PARTICIPANTS (AS DEFINED BELOW) FILED A DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION. SECURITY HOLDERS ARE ADVISED TO READ THE DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE SOLICITATION OF PROXIES BY CARL C. ICAHN, DR. ALEXANDER J. DENNER, DR. RICHARD MULLIGAN, PROFESSOR LUCIAN A. BEBCHUK, DR. ERIC J. ENDE, MAYU SRIS, ICAHN PARTNERS LP, ICAHN PARTNERS MASTER FUND LP, ICAHN PARTNERS MASTER FUND II L.P., ICAHN PARTNERS MASTER FUND III L.P., HIGH RIVER LIMITED PARTNERHIP, HOPPER INVESTMENTS LLC, BARBERRY CORP., ICAHN ENTERPRISES G.P. INC., ICAHN ENTERPRISES HOLDINGS L.P., IPH GP LLC, ICAHN CAPITAL L.P., ICAHN ONSHORE LP, ICAHN OFFSHORE LP, AND BECKTON CORP. (COLLECTIVELY, THE “PARTICIPANTS”) FROM THE STOCKHOLDERS OF FOREST LABORATORIES, INC. FOR USE AT ITS 2011 ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS, BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION, INCLUDING INFORMATION RELATING TO THE PARTICIPANTS. THE DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT AND A FORM OF PROXY IS AVAILABLE TO STOCKHOLDERS OF FOREST LABORATORIES, INC. FROM THE PARTICIPANTS AT NO CHARGE AND IS ALSO AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE AT THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION’S WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.SEC.GOV OR BY CONTACTING D.F. KING & CO., INC. BY TELEPHONE AT THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS: STOCKHOLDERS CALL TOLL–FREE: (800) 697–6975 AND BANKS AND BROKERAGE FIRMS CALL: (212) 269–5550.


LOGO

Icahn Parties win in court, Forest minutes reveal

major failure in board process

Court Decision Findings from Documents

Delaware Chancery Court ordered Forest

Labs to release documents to Icahn

Group relating to HHS-OIG potential

exclusion of Chairman and CEO Howard

OIG initially considered excluding eight

top executives, not just Solomon

Solomon

Forest Labs did not want documents

released

Solomon present at meetings where

board decided whether or not to support

Solomon with respect to HHS-OIG

potential exclusion, no special

committee formed

Icahn Group wanted documents released Forest Labs learned about potential action

for transparency and accountability

in September 2010 and board did not act

until April 2011 (7 months), has not yet

disclosed a succession plan

Vote for Denner, Mulligan, Bebchuk and Ende to help

improve corporate governance at Forest Labs!