We've heard that hedge fund titan Bill Ackman wants to put a tennis court on the roof of Pershing Square Capital's new office building. This month, Ackman and commercial real-estate firm The Georgetown Company purchased an old Ford dealership building on Manhattan's far West Side for more than $250 million, Commercial Observer reported. Show More Summary
Activists Nelson Peltz and Bill Ackman were guests this morning with Jim Cramer at the “Discovering Alpha” conference the network is co-sponsoring along with Institutional Investor, and both were asked about technology as a target of activism. Both suggested they shied away from tech because of the nature of the business. “I think both Nelson and I [...]
Sack up, Ackman.
You think the recent sell off in China was bad? You ain’t seen nothing yet. That’s the message from Bill Ackman, famed captain of hedge fund complex Pershing Square Capital. Beth Jinks and Simone Foxman at Bloomberg report that Ackman thinks the current state of fast-moving markets in Shanghai and Shenzhen look worse than the [...]
McDonald's is in for a tough turnaround, but it's not dead according to a pair of billionaire hedge fund managers.
Activist titans Nelson Peltz of Trian Fund Management and Bill Ackman of Pershing Square weighed in on how to fix McDonald's. The largest global fast-food chain has struggled in recent years, especially in the US. At the CNBC/Institutional...Show More Summary
Hedge fund titan Bill Ackman, the CEO of Pershing Square Capital, explained why he doesn't invest in tech companies on a panel at the CNBC Delivering Alpha Conference. "We like businesses that will withstand the test of time," Ackman...Show More Summary
Activist investor Bill Ackman, the CEO of $18 billion Pershing Square Capital Management, said the most interesting investment in his portfolio right now are mortgage originators Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The 49-year-old activist investor...Show More Summary
Submitted by Daniel Drew of Dark Bid Bill Ackman Goes Full Suze Orman, Makes Financial Instructional Video Want to learn about the stock market? Now you can learn to invest like a pro from Bill Ackman himself. The hedge fund manager discusses fundamentals like reasonable valuations, limited debt, and high barriers to entry. Show More Summary
Short-sellers are having a tough time. The investors, who bet against a company's performance and profit when its stock falls, had a heyday in the heat of the financial crisis when stocks were plummeting. But now, amid record-breaking...Show More Summary
Ben Bernanke says keep Jackson on 10 dollar bill; Ackman launches $1B bond; Short sellers are lonely; P. Diddy beats son's coach with a kettlebell; and more.
Hedge fund titans Bill Ackman, Daniel Loeb and Carl Icahn are all playing nice these days. The three legendary activist investors spoke on a panel hosted by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) at the New York Athletic Club in Midtown...Show More Summary
instead of taking cues from the likes of Bill Ackman, Nelson Peltz or Daniel Loeb, Johnson Controls has hired Goldman Sachs and law firm Wachtell Lipton, oftentimes weighty foes of activist funds, to study a separation of some of its disparate business lines.
In the summer of 2014, the biggest activist hedge fund story on anyone's lips was whether Bill Ackman had broken securities laws when he had accumulated a massive $3 bilion stake, or roughly 9.7% of the outstanding stock of Allergan (using leverage via call options), in advance of Valeant's announcement it would launch a hostile offer for Allergan. Show More Summary
200 of the world’s leading philanthropists, social entrepreneurs and business leaders, includingWarren Buffett, Bill Gates, President Bill Clinton, Dr. Paul Farmer, Bill Ackman, Jim Breyer, Michael J. Fox, Danny Meyer, Michael Milken,Peter G. Peterson,Stephen Schwarzman, Jeff Skoll,Spanx Founder Sara Blakely, Steve and Jean Case and Paul Singer, gathered for a [...]
It looks like we now know what the smaller of Bill Ackman's two new investments is. Forbes reports that Ackman's $20 billion fund Pershing Square Capital disclosed a stake in Nomad Holdings, a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC)...Show More Summary
Pershing Square disclosed a 21.7% stake in Nomad Holdings a special purpose acquisition vehicle that closed a EUR 2.6 billion acquisition of frozen food company Iglo Foods Holdings on Monday.
Hedge fund titan Bill Ackman, the CEO of $20 billion Pershing Square Capital, says that his fund has two new investments that they have yet to disclose. During a conference call with Pershing Square Holdings investors on Monday morning, the hedge fund billionaire said he will have a "little more update" on the investments at the end of May. Show More Summary