Posts Tagged ‘Bill Ackman’

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Can McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Be Fixed And Would Shareholders Have The Stomach For It? Peltz, Ackman Weigh In

There’s no doubt that while McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) is an American icon, it is in trouble. While the fast-food behemoth is working......(read more)
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Will Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) Sink On Decade-Old Video Admissions By CEO Johnson?

Members of Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) have as much chance of success as they have of winning the lottery, while some make “false promises, claims, in......(read more)
PERSHING SQUARE

Bill Ackman and Scott Ferguson Are Investing In The Same Stocks

At first glance, it doesn’t seem like fund managers Bill Ackman and Scott Ferguson are all that much alike. Except for the obvious facts that they are......(read more)
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Can Bill Ackman’s Smaller-Cap Picks Beat The Market? History Says No

Pershing Square, led by Harvard graduate and philanthropist Mr. Bill Ackman, is a New York-based hedge fund founded in 2004 with a long-term, activist......(read more)
Thomas Sandell

Hedge Fund News: Tom Sandell, Carl Icahn, Paul Singer

Activist Sandell Scolds PartnerRe Board for Shunning Hostile Bid (Bloomberg) Sandell Asset Management Corp., the activist hedge-fund firm run by Tom Sandell......(read more)
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Billionaire Ackman Loves Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX), Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (APD), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA)(CP)

In its latest 13F filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, billionaire Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square disclosed its holdings as of the......(read more)
CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP

Hedge Fund News: Ken Griffin, Daniel Loeb, Carl Icahn

King Ken: Recovered Citadel Chief Takes The Hedge Fund Throne (CNBC) In April, a hedge fund firm in Chicago snagged arguably the most sought after economic......(read more)
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Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), Microvision, Inc. (MVIS), New Gold Inc. (USA) (NGD) Among Mark Stupfel’s Top New Picks

Mark Stupfel’s Cortex Capital Management has filed its 13F with the SEC for the reporting period of March 31. The financial advisory firm is headquartered......(read more)
PERSHING SQUARE

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Nelson Peltz, Paul Singer

Investing Like Ackman Lifts Canada Index as Valeant Gains (Bloomberg) Hedge fund investor Bill Ackman is used to taking big bets for big rewards, as he......(read more)
PERSHING SQUARE

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, David Einhorn, Michael Hintze

Ackman Says He’d Have to Think Hard Before Next Short Bet (Bloomberg) William Ackman, who runs $20 billion Pershing Square Capital Management, is hesitant......(read more)
Ken Griffin CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP

Hedge Fund News: Ken Griffin, John Griffin, Alan Howard

Ken Griffin: Corporate Activism ‘Profoundly’ Good (CNBC) Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn have a friend in Ken Griffin. “The role of the activist......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Herbalife

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Bruce Richards, Bridgewater Associates

Ackman: HLF Execs Hiring Own Lawyers An Ominous Sign (CNBC) Bill Ackman thinks shorting Herbalife is an even better short than it was when he first bet......(read more)
Clifton Robbins - Blue Harbour

Hedge Fund News: Clifton Robbins, Barry Rosenstein, Stanley Druckenmiller

Activist Unveils Bank Investment (CNBC) Activist investor Clifton Robbins thinks buying stock in Investors Bancorp is a near-sure way to make money. &#......(read more)
PERSHING SQUARE

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Steven A. Cohen, Paul Singer

Ackman Group Pays $91.5 Million for Condo at NYC’s One57 (Bloomberg) A group including billionaire investor Bill Ackman paid $91.5 million for a duplex......(read more)
PAULSON & CO

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Allan Teh, Louis Bacon

Billionaire Paulson’s Merger Hedge Fund Said to Gain 10% in 2015 (Bloomberg) Billionaire John Paulson’s merger strategy has gained 10 percent this......(read more)
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Why Billionaire Bill Ackman’s Top Picks Beat the Market in Q1

Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square returned 2.1% during the first quarter, slightly outperforming the market’s 0.9% return, as well as some of......(read more)
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With New Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Stake, Bill Ackman Maintains Large Exposure to Healthcare Sector

In a new filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, activist investor Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square disclosed a significant long position......(read more)
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Kraft Foods Group Inc (KRFT) Up Over 30% Following Merger Agreement With 3G Capital’s Heinz; Plus the Brazilian Fund’s Top Picks

Heinz, co-owned and run by Jorge Paulo Lemann’s 3G Capital has signed a definitive merger agreement with Kraft Foods Group Inc (NASDAQ:KRFT) in a......(read more)
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Carl Icahn, Other Investors Scoring Big on Herbalife Ltd. (HLF); What Funds Think of Controversial Supplement Company?

After a rocky year, stalwart investors of Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) are being rewarded for their commitment to the company, with shares soaring 33% in......(read more)
YORK CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) Among Big New Positions In York Capital’s Portfolio

James Dinan founded his own investment management team York Capital Management in 1991 after previously working as an investment banker at Donaldson,......(read more)
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Shire PLC (ADR), Allergan, Inc., Time Warner Cable Inc: John Paulson’s Top Merger Picks

John Paulson‘s Paulson & Co has been having it rough for the past two years, as far as stock picking goes. A sour bet on Whiting Petroleum Corp......(read more)
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Billionaire Bill Ackman’s Top Picks: Allergan Inc. (AGN), Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (APD), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (CP)

Pershing Square, managed by billionaire Bill Ackman, recently filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission a Form 13F, in which the fund disclosed......(read more)
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10 Most Popular Healthcare Stocks Among Hedge Funds

With the business of analyzing and compiling the data of our 737 tracked hedge funds’ latest 13F filings behind us, we’re ready to start sharing some......(read more)
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Billionaires Are Crazy About These 10 Stocks

You may think that imitating the stock picks of billionaires will make you rich too. You need a reality check. Billionaires start investing differently......(read more)
Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds

10 Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds

The Insider Monkey data team is finally done processing nearly 750 13F filings and we will start sharing reports based on the aggregate hedge fund sentiment......(read more)
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Bill Ackman Big Tussles And Losses: Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), Target Corporation (TGT), And J C Penney Company Inc (JCP)

Activist investors move the stock market, and no one does it better than the aggressive billionaire investor Bill Ackman of Pershing Square has enjoyed......(read more)
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McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Management Change Was the Right Thing: Bill Ackman

Last year was one of the worst for McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) in its six decades of history that eventually meant a management change was......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: David Tepper, Nelson Peltz, Leda Braga

Tepper: Market will survive in spite of Greece (CNBC) Billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper told CNBC a Greek debt deal would be “obviously......(read more)
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Zoetis Inc (ZTS) Adds Pershing Square’s William Doyle To Board

Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) has entered into an agreement with Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square to appoint William Doyle to the company’s board of directors......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Paul Singer, Steve Cohen, Bill Ackman

Hedge Fund Elliott: Government Policies Paved Way For Risky Bets (Reuters) Hedge fund titan Paul Singer blamed government policies for encouraging traders......(read more)
ESL INVESTMENTS

Hedge Fund News: Edward Lampert, Bill Ackman, Nelson Peltz

Sears Cuts 115 Corporate Jobs as It Works to Reduce Expenses (Bloomberg) Sears Holdings Corp., the retailer run by hedge fund manager Edward Lampert,......(read more)
PERSHING SQUARE

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Michael Elfers, Paul Mulvaney

Billionaire Bill Ackman Considered Investing in U.K.’s Tesco (Bloomberg) Billionaire activist investor Bill Ackman considered investing in British retailer......(read more)
Can hedge funds beat the market

Bill Ackman Talks about Pershing Square Holdings Ltd (PSH) IPO; Likes Restaurant Brands International Inc (QSR); Had Plans to Invest in Tesco PLC (TSCO)

Bill Ackman, the notorious investor and CEO of Pershing Square, is a name that would certainly come up in a discussion about activist investing. Mr. Ackman......(read more)
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When Bill Ackman Grows Older, He Wants To Be Like Carl Icahn

Bill Ackman respects Carl Icahn. So much so, in fact, that he has told CNBC in an interview that when he grows older, he would like to think that he would......(read more)
PAULSON & CO

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Bill Ackman, D. E. Shaw

Billionaire Paulson Hit by 2014 Losses; Advantage Plus Fund Declines 36% (Bloomberg) Billionaire John Paulson posted the second-worst trading year of......(read more)
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Is Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) Suing Bill Ackman Over Stock Manipulation Allegations?

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) is believed to be preparing to pursue legal proceedings against activist investor, Bill Ackman, over tirade comments made earlier......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Troy Dixon, Brevan Howard, Jonathan Goldberg

Pershing Square Investors Take Some Chips Off the Table (The Wall Street Journal) Good hedge-fund managers know to take some profits when they earn outsize......(read more)
Steve Cohen SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Hedge Fund News: Steve Cohen, David Harding, Bill Ackman

Hedge Fund Aurelius Denies Lawsuit Against Petrobras (Buenos Aires Herald) Aurelius Capital Management, one of the main plaintiffs against Argentina in......(read more)
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Allergan, Inc. (AGN) Investment Propels Bill Ackman To The Top Of Hedge Funds Rankings

Hedge funds had a horrendous year in 2014 seen by more than 461 being shut down with only 2% being able to make substantial returns to investors.  Despite......(read more)
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Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Returns 32.8% in 2014

Pershing Square managed by Bill Ackman is the top performing hedge fund as monitored by Bloomberg, Jonathan Ferro reports on Bloomberg’s On The......(read more)
VALUEACT CAPITAL

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX): ValueAct Keeps Its Promise and Buys More Shares

In a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Jeff Ubben‘s ValueAct Capital reported increasing its position in Valeant Pharmaceuticals......(read more)
HARBINGER

Harbinger Group Inc (HRG): Leucadia National Corp. (LUK) Boosts Stake by 12% as CEO Phil Falcone Steps Down and Joseph Steinberg is Appointed Chairman

Ian Cumming and Joseph Steinberg’s Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE:LUK) disclosed a 12% increase in its exposure to Harbinger Group Inc (NYSE:HRG). According......(read more)
Aon PLC (NYSE:AON)

Aon Plc (AON), Platform Specialty Products Corp (PAH), State Auto Financial Corp (STFC): a Small-Cap, a Mid-Cap and a Large-Cap That Insiders Love

As we continue to track insider transactions, I stumbled upon three more interesting purchases (check out some small-caps that insiders love). Over the......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Herbalife

Actavis plc (ACT), Allergan, Inc. (AGN), Pfizer Inc. (PFE): Hedge Funds Betting Big on Healthcare Stocks

One of the sectors that has benefited from the highest returns over the years is Healthcare. It has the highest returns year-to-date appreciating by 19......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Steven Cohen & Sandell Asset Management

Paulson Tripled Shire Stake Before Deal Fell Apart (Finalternatives) John Paulson clearly did not see the collapse of pharmaceutical giant AbbVie Inc (......(read more)

Bill Ackman Is A Winner: Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc. (VRX), Allergan Inc. (AGN), Actavis plc (ACT)

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc. (NYSE:VRX) could lose out on a deal to acquire Botox Maker Allergan, Inc. (NYSE:AGN) if it does not move with speed......(read more)
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Is Zoetis Inc (ZTS) Bill Ackman’s Back-up Plan for Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX)?

As it was previously rumored in many sources, Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square took a massive position in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS), as reported in a......(read more)
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Will Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Reach $83.14 By January?

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has at least one investor excited about its short-term stock price prospect. In a segment of Options Action on CNBC,......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Herbalife

Allergan, Inc. (AGN): Bill Ackman Sends Letter Commenting on Potential Merger Deal with Actavis plc (ACT)

Bill Ackman‘s intentions to acquire Allergan, Inc. (NYSE:AGN) together with Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) might be a wasted exercise......(read more)
Can hedge funds beat the market

Actavis plc (ACT): Allergan, Inc. (AGN)’s Hail Mary Pass Against Bill Ackman

As Allergan, Inc. (NYSE:AGN) receives another blow in its bid to ward off the activist investor, Bill Ackman, CEO of Pershing Square Capital, the only......(read more)
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