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Pershing Square Capital Management likely to nominate directors at Automatic Data Processing

The activist hedge fund has stated it is willing to work with the existing board to improve its operating margins.

William Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management has disclosed, it plans on nominating directors to Automatic Data Processing Inc’s 10 member board. 67 more words


Price Gouging, Financial Fraud and Valeant Pharma

“The butcher, the baker and the drugmaker don’t produce and sell us the things we want out of benevolence, but out of their own self-interest.” 675 more words

"Baby Buffett" Takes a Bath on Valeant

No stranger to being in the business news headlines, William A. Ackman is at it again. This time, however, it’s for suffering a loss of about $4 billion for his investors after his firm, Pershing Square Capital Management, finally dumped its holdings in Valeant Pharmaceuticals. 500 more words


Finance and Investing in Under an Hour

I just finished watching this video (link at the end of the post) by William Ackman on Finance and Investing. Despite the exaggerated title, the content is reasonably informative and is a good introduction as well as a refresher to the topic. 101 more words


Herbalife's CEO Is Going to Step Down After a Tumultuous 13 Years

Herbalife Chief Executive Michael Johnson will step down next year, capping a tumultuous 13-year tenure that was marked by a bitter fight with activist investor William Ackman. 256 more words