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  1. Pershing Square's Ackman says bullish on Fannie, Freddie

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    Thu, 12 Feb 2015

    NEW YORK, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Hedge fund titan William Ackman said on Thursday that U.S. mortgage financing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are a bet he likes a lot.

  2. Ackman posts small gain in January, other managers nurse losses

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    Wed, 4 Feb 2015

    BOSTON, Feb 4 (Reuters) - William Ackman 's Pershing Square Holdings fund posted small gains in January, according to a portfolio update, as the broader stock index fell and some other prominent hedge fund managers nursed losses.

  3. Ackman to invest in Clearfield Capital hedge fund - source

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    Fri, 30 Jan 2015

    BOSTON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Hedge fund mogul William Ackman is ready to make a new bet, not on a stock this time but a startup hedge fund, Clearfield Capital Management.

  4. MOVES-Pershing Square Capital hires Stephen Fraidin as vice chairman - WSJ

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    Tue, 20 Jan 2015

    Jan 20 (Reuters) - Activist hedge fund manager William Ackman 's Pershing Square Capital Holdings is hiring mergers and acquisitions lawyer Stephen Fraidin as vice chairman, the Wall Street Journal...

  5. Leading JC Penney Back to Growth

    Headlines

    Mon, 12 Jan 2015

    Activist Investors One element of the upheaval at Penney’s has been the intrusion of activist investors—in the form of Bill Ackman from the hedge fund Pershing Square and Steven Roth of Vornado Real Estate. The two worked their way onto the JC Penney board

  6. Actavis Beats Out Valeant’s Hostile Bid for Wide-Moat Allergan

    Commentary

    Mon, 17 Nov 2014

    for Allergan. We don’t anticipate Actavis’ $219 offer will spur a bidding war with Valeant and its partnership with Bill Ackman ’s Pershing Square, which was previously pursuing a hostile takeover with a last official bid near $180. Although we

  7. We're Skeptical of a Potential Zoetis Sale Despite Pershing Square's Reported 10% Stake

    Commentary

    Tue, 11 Nov 2014

    Activist investor William Ackman 's Pershing Square Capital Management has acquired a roughly 10% stake in Zoetis and will attempt to force the company to sell

  8. Allergan Sustains Strong Performance as Special Board Meeting Approaches

    Commentary

    Mon, 27 Oct 2014

    management focuses on an aggressive earnings growth plan to help avoid the takeover challenge from Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Bill Ackman ’s Pershing Square. We’re leaving our $185 fair value estimate unchanged despite a few minor adjustments to our model

  9. UPDATE 2-U.S. court orders Allergan to produce board documents

    Headlines

    Mon, 22 Sep 2014

    Sept 22 (Reuters) - A U.S. court ordered drugmaker Allergan Inc to produce board documents related to its strategy to counter a hostile bid by William Ackman 's Pershing Square Capital Management and...

  10. U.S. court orders Allergan to produce board documents

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    Mon, 22 Sep 2014

    Sept 22 (Reuters) - A U.S. court ordered drugmaker Allergan Inc to produce board documents related to its strategy to counter the hostile bid by William Ackman 's Pershing Square Capital Management...

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