William Ackman

  • Hedge Funds

    Bill Ackman Knows How To Fix Herbalife

    If he cared only for himself, he’d keep the secret of turning a pyramid scheme into a legitimate business to himself. But the Pershing Square chief is back in the black vis-à-vis HLF, and feeling generous. So, here’s his recipe for success, as laid out in a kindly letter to Herbalife’s new compliance chief: Step […]

    / Nov 7, 2014 at 1:57 PM
  • Hedge Funds

    Herbalife Exec Not Too Worried About FTC Probe

    The diet shake and supplement company CFO is pretty sure the Herbalife name will be cleared.

    / Oct 27, 2014 at 5:38 PM
  • News

    Let’s Talk About: Novel Theories Of Novel Forms Of Insider-Trading

    And whether or not they deserve the speedy attention of a court in Santa Ana, Calif. How’s a week from Wednesday sound?

    / Aug 11, 2014 at 5:21 PM
  • Hedge Funds

    Bill Ackman, Carl Icahn Give Up

    Not on hating each other, of course, or on making money. But in the wake of Uncle Carl’s victorious waving of the white flag in his phony proxy war with Apple, r.e.: stock buybacks, his nemesis, after a bit of soul-searching, is calling it a day on his time at the mall. Unlike his last […]

    / Feb 11, 2014 at 3:30 PM
  • Hedge Funds

    FTC Toying With Bill Ackman’s Emotions

    If you hadn’t previously heard, Pershing Square Capital Management’s Bill Ackman thinks that nutritional supplements company Herbalife is a big scam, a belief that has cost him (and his investors) a half-billion dollars. Nevertheless, he has stated that he remains confident that the white knights at the Federal Trade Commission will eventually ride in on […]

    / Jan 8, 2014 at 3:48 PM

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