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Posts Tagged ‘Bill Ackman’

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Yum China Holdings Inc (YUMC): The Bull Thesis Worth $100,000

The 10th annual Pershing Square Challenge took place last month, with close to 40 student teams from Columbia Business School’s Applied Security Analysis......(read more)
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United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL), Centurylink Inc (CTL), More: 8 Huge Ideas We Saw At The Sohn Conference

The Sohn Investment Conference, one of the biggest hedge fund gatherings of the year, took place yesterday in New York, with Bill Ackman, David Einhorn......(read more)
ETON PARK CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Eric Mindich, Emanuel J. Friedman, Ray Dalio

Hedge Fund Manager Eric Mindich Shuts Down Eton Park (Reuters) Thirteen years ago Eric Mindich set an industry record when he raised $3 billion for his......(read more)
ESL INVESTMENTS

Hedge Fund News: Edward Lampert, Bridgewater Associates, Trian Fund Management

Sears Endgame And Lampert’s May Diverge (Reuters) (Reuters Breakingviews) – The last chapter for Sears looks to be at hand. The troubled U......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Herbalife

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Paul Singer, Och-Ziff Capital Management

Ackman’s Exit Sends Valeant Shares To More Than 7-Year Low (CNBC) Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals dropped Tuesday after news surfaced late Monday......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News: Nelson Peltz, Bill Ackman, Ray Dalio

Peltz May Aim For Seat At GE (TheStreet) Peltz is that rare breed of insurgent known as “operational activists” because his track record as......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: David Tepper, Elliott Management, Electron Capital Partners

Tepper’s Long On European Equities, Short On US Bonds Approach Is Correct: Barings (CNBC) Amid the political uncertainty in Europe and expectations......(read more)
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Billionaire Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Boosts Bet on Fast Food Industry, Cuts Down on Healthcare

Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square is well-known for holding a concentrated equity portfolio with a few, but rather large, positions. One of the 140......(read more)
Steve Cohen SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Hedge Fund News: Steve Cohen, Carl Icahn, Anthony Scaramucci

Cohen’s Fund Returned A Measly 1% Last Year (Bloomberg) Steve Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management returned about 1 percent in 2016, the second-worst......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Ray Dalio, Bill Ackman

Carl Icahn To Champion Decreased Regulation As Trump Adviser (Bloomberg) Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said he will be “rallying against overregulation......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Herbalife

Hedge Fund News: Platinum Partners, Bill Ackman, John Paulson

Platinum Partners’ Executives Charged With $1 Billion Securities Fraud (The Wall Street Journal) Top executives of hedge fund Platinum Partners were......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Herbalife

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, CQS Cayman, Moore Capital Management

Ackman Scores Big November On Fannie, Freddie Gains (The Wall Street Journal) William Ackman sliced in half his losses for the year after a strong November......(read more)
OMEGA ADVISORS

Hedge Fund News: Leon Cooperman, Bill Ackman, Platinum Partners

Cooperman May Stick Client With Part of Legal Bill (Bloomberg) Leon Cooperman, the hedge fund billionaire accused of insider trading by the U.S. Securities......(read more)
Crispin Odey

Hedge Fund News: Crispin Odey, Jeffrey Vinik, Elliott Management

Brexiteer Odey’s Fund Loses 369 Million Euros (Reuters) Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey lost about 369 million euros (313.03 million pounds) in......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, Bill Ackman, Michael Vranos

Bridgewater’s Dalio Sees Trump Policies To Be “Broadly Positive” On US (Reuters) Ray Dalio, founder of the world’s largest hedge......(read more)
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Ackman Conference Call Updates Several Key Positions, Claims Herbalife (HLF) Endgame is Near

Pershing Square Capital Management is a New York-based hedge fund managed by billionaire investor Bill Ackman. In its third-quarter conference call, Pershing......(read more)
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Here’s What Billionaire Bill Ackman Had to Say About His Biggest Investments at the DealBook Conference

Bill Ackman of Pershing Square recently did an interview with Andrew Ross Sorkin at the DealBook conference in New York and Insider Monkey was there......(read more)
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Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) CEO Howard Schultz: Here’s What the Future Looks Like in the Age of E-commerce

The future has little place for brick and mortar stores in the age of e-commerce, believes Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) CEO Howard Schultz, as......(read more)
DUQUESNE CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Stanley Druckenmiller, Bill Ackman, Nelson Peltz

Druckenmiller Making ‘Large Bet On Economic Growth’ On Trump Win, Sells Gold (CNBC) Billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller shared his......(read more)
Greenlight Capital

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Julian Robertson, Bill Ackman

Einhorn Says In A Word If He Shifted Bets for Election: ‘No’ (Bloomberg) Hedge fund manager David Einhorn opted against shifting his portfolio to......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Deerfield Management, Elliott Management

Bill Ackman Is Moving His Office To Hell’s Kitchen (CNBC) It’s official: Hedge fund titan Bill Ackman is moving Pershing Square Capital to......(read more)
Julian Robertson, Tiger Management

Hedge Fund News: Julian Robertson, Paul Tudor Jones, Lansdowne Partners

Tiger Management’s Robertson Bullish on Microsoft, Air Canada – CNBC (Reuters) Julian Robertson, founder of hedge fund Tiger Management, told......(read more)
AVENUE CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Marc Lasry, James Dinan, Maverick Capital

Billionaire Hedge Fund Titans Dinan, Lasry on Election, Markets And Best Investment Ideas (CNBC) Billionaire hedge fund managers Jamie Dinan and Marc......(read more)
George Soros

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Warren Buffet, Solomon Kumin

Billionaire George Soros Earmarks $500 Million For Migrants And Refugees (Forbes) Hedge fund billionaire George Soros said on Tuesday that he is giving......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, John Paulson, Lansdowne Partners

Bridgewater to Cut Jobs as Dalio Says Some Areas ‘Bloated’ (Bloomberg) Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund manager, indicated......(read more)
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Air Products & Chemicals Inc (APD): Bill Ackman Unloads 3.58 Million Shares

Billionaire Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square recently filed a Form 13D with the SEC concerning Air Products & Chemicals Inc (NYSE:APD), in which......(read more)
VALUEACT CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Jeffrey Ubben, Richard Perry, Marcato Capital Management

Here’s Why Hedge Fund ValueAct Bought Seagate (CNBC) While most on Wall Street these days are huddling in yield plays, Jeff Ubben seems to be taking......(read more)
Greenlight Capital

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Bill Ackman, Loren Katzovitz

Einhorn Insurer Enters Deal for Asia, Europe Growth After Slump (Bloomberg) Greenlight Capital Re Ltd., the reinsurer that counts on hedge fund manager......(read more)
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Holy Chipotle! Bill Ackman Takes $1.2 Billion Position In Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (CMG)

A new 13D filing with the SEC shows that Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square has taken a 9.9% stake in Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (NYSE:CMG), consisting......(read more)
ESL INVESTMENTS

Hedge Fund News: Edward Lampert, Carl Icahn, D.E. Shaw

Edward Lampert and His White Whale, Sears (The New York Times) A tragic figure in American literature has an analog in modern finance. Once upon a time......(read more)
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Icahn Shuts Down Ackman’s “Obsessive” Comments, Buys More Herbalife Ltd. (HLF)

Just when you thought the war between Bill Ackman of Pershing Square and Carl Icahn of Icahn Capital had been settled and the soldiers sent home to tend......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Carl Icahn, Citadel Investment Group

Bill Ackman: ‘We Made One Very Big Mistake’ With Valeant And Lost Big Time (CNBC) Billionaire hedge fund boss Bill Ackman told CNBC on Friday......(read more)
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Billionaire Bill Ackman Trims Stake in Zoetis; Still Bullish on Restaurant Brands International, Mondelez

The last 12 months have proved to be a great challenge for billionaire Bill Ackman, one of the mavericks of the hedge fund world. Once his top equity......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, John Burbank, George Soros

Icahn Reportedly Looking To Buy Another Energy Company; Shares Spike (CNBC) Carl Icahn reportedly has his sights set on another energy company, and it......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Herbalife

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Michael Hintze, Carl Icahn

Bill Ackman Made Back $113 Million Today on Valeant Jump (CNBC) After a year of misery, Bill Ackman finally is having a pretty good month. The head of......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Alan Howard, Adage Capital

Icahn ‘Hopeful’ Trump Wins Presidency on Economic Stance (Bloomberg) Investor Carl Icahn said he is “very hopeful” that Republican presidential......(read more)
Steve Cohen SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Bill Ackman, Seth Klarman

Cohen’s New Firm Said to Meet With Investors Ahead of 2018 (Bloomberg) Stamford Harbor Capital, the new firm started by Steven Cohen and led by a longtime......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Herbalife

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, David Einhorn, Och-Ziff Capital Management

The Activist and Herbalife: Just Maybe Ackman’s Right (The New York Times) Bill Ackman, the activist investor, has been painted as a loser in his yearslong......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Jacob Gottlieb, Platinum Partners

Pershing Square: An Update on Herbalife and Second Quarter Results (The Wall Street Journal) Pershing Square Holdings, the publicly traded security of......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Carl Icahn, Impala Asset Management

Bill Ackman Is Taking A Beating Over The Herbalife Ruling (CNBC) Friday’s ruling that Herbalife effectively is not a Ponzi scheme adds another layer......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Seth Klarman, Viking Global

Hedge Fund Manager Ackman Still Betting Against Herbalife (Reuters) Billionaire investor Bill Ackman said on Thursday that he was still betting against......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Paul Singer, ValueAct Capital

The Fraud-Hunting Short Seller Taunting Bill Ackman on Valeant (Bloomberg) On Fridays, John Hempton decamps to the solitude of his Sydney beach house,......(read more)
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Zoetis Inc. (ZTS): Billionaire William Ackman’s Pershing Square Sells 6 Million Shares

A newly-amended 13D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that billionaire William Ackman‘s Pershing Square has decreased......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Love These Five Consumer Non-Durables Stocks

The consumer non-durables industry, a branch of the consumer goods sector, includes companies that produce goods that are immediately used by a consumer......(read more)
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Bill Ackman’s Letter to Investors, Part II: Pershing’s Top Portfolio Detractors

Last week, billionaire activist investor Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square released a letter to shareholders, in which the investor outlined the fund......(read more)
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Bill Ackman’s Letter to Investors, Part I: Valeant, Air Products and Short Herbalife Bet

It has been known for a while that activist billionaire Bill Ackman had some rough time, as some of his biggest bets are not showing the expected results......(read more)
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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)
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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)