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Posts Tagged ‘Bill Ackman’

Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Herbalife

Bill Ackman Presentation Discusses Top Picks, Takes Another Shot at Herbalife

Billionaire Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square has been in the news through this year due to the poor performance of some of the fund’s top stock......(read more)
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Jeff Smith’s Starboard Reports New Position; Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Updates Two Investments

Activist investors are always in the spotlight and their filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission are always scrutinized, with the stocks......(read more)
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This is How Billionaire Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Lost Nearly 26% In Q1

Highly-scrutinized activist investor Bill Ackman is no longer on the list of the top 20 best-performing hedge fund managers, after Pershing Square Capital......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Starboard Sets Out to Remove Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s Entire Board, ValueAct Further Trims Adobe Stake, Plus 2 Other Moves

According to fresh data from Hedge Fund Research, the activist hedge fund industry lost 6.52% in the first two months of this year, versus the decline......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Carl C. Icahn, William A. Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Icahn Capital LP,

Bill Ackman Cuts Mondelez Stake, Carl Icahn Trims Position in This Software Maker, Plus 2 Other Moves

Both small- and large-scale investors share a valuable asset when it comes to equity investing: information. By default, better-informed investors should......(read more)
PERSHING SQUARE

Air Products & Chemicals Inc (APD): Bill Ackman Loads Up on Call Options

Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square has added a sizable collection of call options underlying shares of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD)......(read more)
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Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX): Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Lands Board Seat

Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square has filed a Form 13D on Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc. (NYSE:VRX). The filing shows that Pershing Square owns......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Carl C. Icahn, William A. Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Icahn Capital LP,

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP): Bill Ackman Has No Plans to Sell Shares

Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square has filed a Form 13D with the SEC, issuing an update on its position in Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (NYSE......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Carl C. Icahn, William A. Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Icahn Capital LP,

An In-Depth Look at Billionaire Bill Ackman’s Concentrated Equity Portfolio

Renowned activist investor Bill Ackman has been removed from the list of 20 best-performing hedge fund managers in history, after his fund Pershing Square......(read more)
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Billionaire Bill Ackman Buys More Valeant Shares, Starboard Value Gradually Jettisons Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI) Stake and Two Other Moves

Hedge fund vehicles had a rough 2015, and the beginning of 2016 does not look too great either. The capital-weighted HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Carl C. Icahn, William A. Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Icahn Capital LP,

Billionaire Bill Ackman Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is, While Carl Icahn Reveals His Newest Activist Target

The stock selection process is generally quite cumbersome and expensive on some occasions, especially when one does not have the necessary knowledge base......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Carl C. Icahn, William A. Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Icahn Capital LP,

A Look at Bill Ackman’s Top Bets for Q4

As an activist, Bill Ackman prefers to hold a concentrated equity portfolio that allows him to focus on his targets and work towards maximizing their......(read more)
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What Top Investors Think Of These Receding Stocks

Shares of GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO), Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:RJET), and Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) are down substantially in afternoon......(read more)
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Billionaires Can’t Live Without These 10 Stocks

At Insider Monkey, we track more than 700 elite hedge funds and use their combined wisdom to identify 15 exceptional small-cap stocks every quarter, which......(read more)
Bill Ackman in crowd

Herbalife Has “Substantial Similarities” To FTC-Targeted Vemma: Ackman

We recently reported that billionaire Bill Ackman of Pershing Square was still confident that his notorious short thesis on Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF)......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Pershing Square, BMW AG, the City, Canary Wharf, London, China, subsidy, Jonathan Ferro,

Bill Ackman Begs To Differ With David Tepper On Economy

This weekend, we reported the thoughts of investment titan David Tepper of Appaloosa Management regarding where the market is heading given the revision......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Pershing Square, BMW AG, the City, Canary Wharf, London, China, subsidy, Jonathan Ferro,

Ackman Still Confident Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) Will Fall; Discusses Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX)

Renowned activist investor Bill Ackman of Pershing Square was having another one of his wonderful years, clocking in a gross return of 13.0% on a year......(read more)
McDonald's Corporation (MCD), NYSE:MCD, Yahoo Finance, Bill Ackman, Nelson Peltz, Hedge Fund:163, Hedge Fund:13

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)
Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), NYSE:HLF,

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)
Bill Ackman, is HLF a good stock to buy, Herbalife, Jim Cramer, Pershing Square

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

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)
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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)
Bill Ackman

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

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)
Jorge Paulo Lemann

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)
Carl Icahn - Icahn Capital Lp

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)
PERSHING SQUARE

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

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)
Appaloosa Management Lp

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)
Bill Ackman in crowd

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)
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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)
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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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