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Posts Tagged ‘Pershing Square’

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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)
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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)
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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)
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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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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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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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Zoetis Inc. (ZTS): Billionaire Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Sells Shares and Reports 5.0% Stake

A newly-amended filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, showed that billionaire Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square has sold 16.85 million......(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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Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP): Bill Ackman Unloads 4.10 Mln Shares

Billionaire Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square has  cut its exposure to Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (NYSE:CP), according to a recent filings with the......(read more)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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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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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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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Zoetis Inc (ZTS) Avoids Possible Fight By Adding Two Members From Activist Side

Animal health care company, Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) is doing extremely well according to activist investor Bill Ackman of Pershing Square, having agreed......(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)
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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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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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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Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Dan Loeb & Sprott Asset Management

Billionaire Steve Cohen pays $100 million for art sculpture (PageSix) Billionaie hedge fund manager Steve Cohen is the secret buyer of the Alberto Giacometti......(read more)
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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)
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Bill Ackman’s Comments Are Affecting Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), Says Cramer

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

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

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

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)