Tag archive for ‘Pershing Square Capital’
Alan Gallindoss On Sunday, December 6th, 2020

Bill Ackman: America Should Give Every Citizen Money at Birth

Activist investor Bill Ackman is promoting a plan for every American to receive cash at birth from the government which would be invested for their futures. The head of Pershing Square Capital made the comments More...

Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Bill Ackman sells disastrous stake in Valeant at huge loss

In dramatic step, finally, billionaire hedge fund Bill Ackman on Monday threw in the towel on Valeant pharmaceuticals, investment he made three years ago. In all, the loss totals nearly $4 billion, Forbes reported. Not More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, December 24th, 2016

Bill Ackman Divorcing wife Karen Ann Herskovitz — Could Cost hundreds of Millions

  Billionaire activist investor Bill Ackman and his wife Karen Ann Herskovitz are breaking up. Their divorce settlement could end up costing multiple 9 figures. Karen Ann Herskovitz is an architect. The More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Bill Ackman Is Looking to Rebound In 2017

  Bill Ackman still aspires to be the next Warren Buffet. This in spite of the brutal loses his Pershing Square Capital suffered in 2016. 2016 was a tough year for Bill Ackman. In addition to his financial More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Bill Ackman Hauled in $11.6 Billion for Investors over Past 11 Years

Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, the CEO of Pershing Square Capital, has gained $11.6 billion for his investors since 2004, according to LCH Investments NV, Business Insider said. The 48-year-old activist investor More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Forbes Releases List of 2015 30 Under 30

Forbes has released its 30 Under 30 list acknowledging who the magazine feels are the top businesspeople under the age of 30. Of course a large number of Jewish entrepreneurs and executives made the list. Topping More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Bill Ackman Presses for Action Against Herbalife

The twice-monthly short interest data is out, and once again the numbers show the perils of betting against companies that land in activists’ crosshairs. Short-sellers bailed out of several companies whose More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae Shares Could Face Distress, Despite Bill Ackman’s Push

The volatile shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may face another legal shock, the Wall Street Journal said. In September, a federal court dismissed lawsuits brought by Fairholme Funds and Perry Capital over More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, September 11th, 2014

5 Top Buys from John Paulson

The following are the top five new positions or position increases in John Paulson’s portfolio: 1. Allergan (AGN) is the 3rd largest holding for Paulson, and was a new buy at 5.6 million shares,  More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Bill Ackman Plans IPO of Pershing Square on London Exchange

Tireless activist investor Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management announced that he is proposing an initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange to be carried out by UBS and Deutsche Bank. More...

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