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By Ilan Shavit On Friday, July 15th, 2016

Bill Ackman Releases 18th Video crusade against Herbalife after $1Billion hit

  Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square continues his almost four years crusade against Herbalife. The hedge funed released its 18th video on Thursday warning investors about the alleged the company is a More...

By News Brief On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Bill Ackman Selling Zoetis, But Other Firms Jumping In

Bill Ackman is said to be preparing to partially withdraw from pet health care company Zoetis where he had waged an activist campaign, but first-quarter portfolios rolling in this month already show several other More...

By News Brief On Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Bill Ackman Loses $321 Million in One Day After Valeant Plunges

Even for the beleaguered shareholders of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., Monday was an unusually bad day. The company’s biggest owner, investment firm Ruane Cunniff & Goldfarb, lost an estimated More...

By News Brief On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Bill Ackman falls out of all-time top hedge fund list, FT

William “Bill” Ackman, founder and chief executive officer of Pershing Square Capital Management has fallen out of a list of the top 20 best-performing hedge fund managers of all time one year on from More...

By Jewish Business News On Saturday, January 2nd, 2016

Tax savings make Bill Ackman cut his firm’s stake in Valeant

    Citing tax reasons, Bill Ackman, the activist investor and a strong defender of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, has reduced his firm’s stake in the drug company. In a regulatory filing, billionaire More...

By News On Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Bill Ackman Defends Pershing Square’s Losses in Valeant Investment

  From 2010, Valeant shares rose more than 10-fold to peak in August. Unfortunately, from a systemic perspective, just about every American is worse off as a result of Valeant’s strategy. Still, Valeant More...

By News Brief On Friday, October 30th, 2015

Herbalife just fired a massive shot at Bill Ackman in an epic one sentence press release

Bill Ackman is about to hold a call defending his position in Valeant Pharmaceuticals. And ahead of this call, Herbalife, the nutritional supplement company Ackman is famously betting against and has called a pyramid More...

By News Brief On Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Mondelez International: Here’s Why Bill Ackman Put $5 Billion into This Food Stock

Bill Ackman poured over $5 billion into Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ), the maker of Oreo and Ritz crackers. Ackman has made some good bets in the past. Would this be another one of them? Last month, More...

By News Brief On Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Bill Ackman is about to face off against Europe’s biggest activist investor on the tennis court in the first-ever ‘Finance Cup’

  While Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer prepare for a semifinals at the US Open in Flushing Meadows, Wall Street’s biggest hitters are gearing up for the first annual “Finance Cup” on Saturday. The Finance More...

By Ilan Shavit On Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman grasps 7.5% Mondelez stake

  Bill Ackman, the activist hedge fund manager, has put a $5.5 billion bet on Mondelez  (7.5 per cent stake), the maker of  Oreo, Cadbury’s chocolate and Trident gum, in an attempt to force the food group More...

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