Posts Tagged ‘Bill Ackman’

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

ESL INVESTMENTS
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)

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

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Billionaire Bill Ackman Considered Investing in U.K.’s Tesco (Bloomberg) Billionaire activist investor Bill Ackman considered investing in British retailer......(read more)

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

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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)

When Bill Ackman Grows Older, He Wants To Be Like Carl Icahn

Bill Ackman, Carl C. Icahn, William A. Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Icahn Capital LP,
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)

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

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Billionaire Paulson Hit by 2014 Losses; Advantage Plus Fund Declines 36% (Bloomberg) Billionaire John Paulson posted the second-worst trading year of......(read more)

Is Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) Suing Bill Ackman Over Stock Manipulation Allegations?

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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)

Hedge Fund News: Troy Dixon, Brevan Howard, Jonathan Goldberg

Bill Ackman, Pershing Square, BMW AG, the City, Canary Wharf, London, China, subsidy, Jonathan Ferro,
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)

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

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Hedge Fund Aurelius Denies Lawsuit Against Petrobras (Buenos Aires Herald) Aurelius Capital Management, one of the main plaintiffs against Argentina in......(read more)

Allergan, Inc. (AGN) Investment Propels Bill Ackman To The Top Of Hedge Funds Rankings

Bill Ackman, Pershing Square, BMW AG, the City, Canary Wharf, London, China, subsidy, Jonathan Ferro,
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)

Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Returns 32.8% in 2014

Bill Ackman, Pershing Square, BMW AG, the City, Canary Wharf, London, China, subsidy, Jonathan Ferro,
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)

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

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

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

Aon PLC (NYSE:AON)
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)

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

Herbalife, is HLF a good stock to buy, Bill Ackman, Karen Finerman
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)

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Steven Cohen & Sandell Asset Management

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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)

Is Zoetis Inc (ZTS) Bill Ackman’s Back-up Plan for Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX)?

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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)

Will Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Reach $83.14 By January?

Wal-Mart, is WMT a good stock to buy, Dan Nathan, Bill Ackman, options, bullish,
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)

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

Herbalife, is HLF a good stock to buy, Bill Ackman, Karen Finerman
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)

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

Can hedge funds beat the market
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)

Herbalife Ltd. (HLF): Is This Bill Ackman’s Year?

Herbalife, is HLF a good stock to buy, Bill Ackman, Karen Finerman
The year is going Bill Ackman’s way especially when it comes to Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) which seems to be in trouble, Karen Finerman said in a Pops......(read more)

Bill Ackman’s Comments Are Affecting Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), Says Cramer

Bill Ackman, is HLF a good stock to buy, Herbalife, Jim Cramer, Pershing Square
Bill Ackman’s comments against Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) are affecting the company’s stock, Jim Cramer said in a Mad Dash segment on CNBC. Bill Ackman......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Nelson Peltz, Jim Chanos & Warren Buffett

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Shareholder Pressure Helped Lead to New MSG Board Members (NYTimes) The Madison Square Garden Company surprised many on Monday when it announced — besides......(read more)

CDK Global Inc (CDK): Former Pershing Square Employee Targets Post-Spinoff Company

CDK Global
Scott Ferguson‘s Sachem Head Capital has disclosed a new position in CDK Global Inc (NASDAQ:CDK), a company that was recently spun-off from Automatic......(read more)

Bill Ackman’s $90 million ‘One57′ Luxury Apartment Flip Slowing Down With Increased Empty Apartments Around It

PERSHING SQUARE
Bill Ackman is an American Hedge fund manager, who is the founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management. Ackman’s firm had a very successful......(read more)
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