Posts Tagged ‘Bill Ackman’

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Christian Leone & Valueact Capital

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Bill Ackman Can’t Possibly Be Expected To Remember All The Great Ideas He’s Ever Had (DealBreaker) Bill Ackman wants to clear up a few things. First......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: David Tepper, Kyle Bass & Viking Global

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Billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper is short the euro (LeapRate) David Tepper, the founder of hedge fund Appaloosa Management, said that he’......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Carl Icahn & Lansdowne Partners

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New Name, New Office, Similar Performance for Steven Cohen (NYTimes) The best thing federal prosecutors might have done for Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire......(read more)

Is Bill Ackman Considering Buying a Stake in Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)?

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Bill Ackman is one of the most notorious activist investors on Wall Street, which is why his moves are followed closely. Recently, Mr. Ackman’s......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Thomas Steyer & SAC Capital Advisors

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Pershing Square Fund Float Feels the Market’s Chills (WSJ) The global market for initial public offerings has had a patchy year at best and activist......(read more)

Will Platform Specialty Products Corp (PAH) Keep Growing With Bill Ackman Going Activist on the Company?

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Bill Ackman is bullish on Platform Specialty Products Corp (NYSE:PAH) and with his recent activist move on the stock, the company could grow even further......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Ken Griffin, Bruce Kovner & Kerrisdale Capital

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Citadel Adds 4.4% In September (Finalternatives) Ken Griffin‘s $24 billion Citadel gained 4.4% in September, easily outstripping the average hedge......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Eric Mindich, Andreas Halvorsen & Lansdowne Partners

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Eric Mindich Increases Stake In Riverbed Technology (GuruFocus) Eric Mindich (Trades, Portfolio), founder of hedge fund Eton Park and famous for becoming......(read more)

Herbalife Ltd. (HLF): Two Men Charged With Insider Trading By SEC

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF)
Security and Exchange Commission has charged two men with insider trading in Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) shares, according to a CNBC report by Scott Wapner......(read more)

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX): ValueAct Capital Raises Stake as Jeffrey Ubben is Appointed as Board Director

VALUEACT CAPITAL
Jeffrey Ubben’s Valueact Capital Management disclosed today an increase in its exposure to Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX). The fund added......(read more)
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