Bill Ackman

Bill Ackman

Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P.
Last update 2018-11-14 7 Stocks (0 new)
Value $5.21 Bil Turnover 3 %
Top Holdings: CAN:QSR(23.72%) LOW(18.6%) CMG(17.97%) UTX(13.28%) ADP(11.65%)
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Bill Ackman Profile

William Ackman, co-investment manager for hedge-fund group Gotham Partners LP, formed Pershing Square in November 2003 with $54 million raised from three investors. Ackman got his start in the real estate business, where he worked for his father prior to starting Gotham.

Bill Ackman Investing Philosophy

Bill Ackman is an activist investor. He buys the common stocks of public companies, and pushes for changes so that the market can realize the values of the companies. Ackman buys stocks trading at a discount, and sells when the companies reach their appraised value.

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Performance of Pershing Square, L.P.

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Commentaries and Stories
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Bill Ackman Comments on Starbucks
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Bill Ackman Comments on Hilton
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Bill Ackman Comments on ADP
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Bill Ackman Comments on Restaurant Brands International
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Bill Ackman Comments on Lowe's
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Bill Ackman Comments on Chipotle
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Bill Ackman Comments on The Howard Hughes Corp
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Bill Ackman Comments on United Technologies
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Bill Ackman Comments on Platform Specialty Products Corp
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Bill Ackman Comments on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
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What Is Your Moat?
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3059 Views    Grahamites    2014-05-06 21:57
Valeant, Short Selling, and the Too-Hard Pile
Why I don't short stocks
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1944 Views    John Huber    2015-12-07 20:19
Bill Ackman Asked Charlie Munger to Be Nicer About Valeant in Released Email
New documents show correspondence between Ackman, Munger and Buffett
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4633 Views    Holly LaFon    2016-06-03 18:44
How Good Is Your Evidence?
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1679 Views    Grahamites    2014-06-13 16:55
JCP - Ackman Quote & Update
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1464 Views    The Science of Hitting    2013-01-16 15:48
Are You Right Because the Stock Moved Up?
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1873 Views    Grahamites    2014-06-01 14:12
Acting With Imperfect Knowledge
Dealing with short-term market volatility and the noise of quarterly results
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543 Views    The Science of Hitting    2018-02-15 15:34
Bill Ackman Has Had Enough Precipitous Declines for One Stock, Sells Valeant
Pershing Square lets go of 18 million Valeant shares
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1026 Views    Holly LaFon    2017-03-14 21:51
The Stocks Maiming Bill Ackman's Portfolio
Investors flee on more performance woes
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1379 Views    Holly LaFon    2018-04-05 22:22