Bill Ackman

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Name: Bill Ackman
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 2 reports

Bill Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals Team Up to Take Over Pharmaceutical Company Allergen

Over the past week GuruFocus Real Time Picks reported that Bill Ackman ( Trades , Portfolio ) made a buy into Allergen ( AGN ) . This is the first buy into the company for Ackman, and he did so in a big way by purchasing a total of 28,878,538 shares of ... [Published Guru Focus - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

CEOs terrified of activists: Buffett

Posted by: CNBC: First in Business WorldwideDate: 04.23.14Sectors: Financial : Warren Buffett discusses activist investing and shares his thoughts on David Winters and Bill Ackman. ... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Bill Ackman’s Got A Fever And The Only Prescription Is More Takeovers

Bill Ackman's Got A Fever And The Only Prescription Is More Takeovers April 23, 2014Daivd Einhorn: Maybe It's Time To Asking Questions Like, "Why The F*ck Did A Startup Texting Service Sell For $19 Billion?" April 22, 2014Goldman Sachs Exec Embroiled ... [Published Dealbreaker - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Bill Ackman’s VRX/AGN Presentation

Bill Ackman’s presentation on Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc ( NYSE:VRX ) ( TSE:VRX ) and Allergan, Inc. ( NYSE:AGN ) is reproduced below.  Pershing Square hedge fund manager Bill Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals CEO Mike Pearson gave a highly-entertaining ... [Published Value Walk - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 9 reports

In Allergan Bid, a Question of Insider Trading

William A. Ackman is sitting on a paper profit of more than $1 billion after he and Valeant Pharmaceuticals made an unsolicited bid for Allergan, leaving some to wonder whether the windfall comes as result of what feels like insider trading, writes William ... [Published DealBook - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Predatory Traders Front-Ran Bill Ackman's Botox Buy

Did news of Bill Ackman's $4 billion of Allergan stock purchases leak into the market? Yep! The Wall Street Journal has the gory details -- "Even after stripping out Mr. Ackman's buying, the volume of stock trading in Allergan during the 10-day period ... [Published Bloomberg View - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 12 reports

Video: Ackman on Herbalife short

CNBC|   April 23, 2014Activist investor Bill Ackman said on CNBC that his losses on Herbalife have been dramatically reduced. He also talked about transparency on Wall Street and whether the stock market is rigged. ... [Published NBCNews.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 20 reports

Bill Ackman Talks Partnership With Valeant For Allergan Deal

The stakeholders in the upcoming deal for Allergan (NYSE: AGN) see a perfect fit.“When you understand their operating philosophy and their approach to capital allocation discipline, cost discipline, the way they compensate their team, in fit into the ... [Published Benzinga.com - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Platform Specialty Products : Bill Ackman Doing Okay For Himself This Year

Every Ackman investment appears to have made money this year, including Beam, the Herbalife short and Platform Specialty Products Corp. Nutritional supplement maker Herbalife , for example, has been hit by reports of several government investigations ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Bill Ackman’s Boyish Visage To Be Preserved For Posterity

Activist investor William Ackman has made an unorthodox alliance with a serial acquirer of specialty drugs to try buying the maker of Botox.Mr. Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. seek to acquire the wrinkle treatment’s maker, Allergan ... [Published Dealbreaker - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 59 reports

Wall Street can't keep a straight face on Ackman Botox deal

Bill Ackman's unusual goal is to use his ownership in Allergan to politely bully the company into accepting Valeant’s offer. Photo: Brian Snyder /Reuters In mergers, as in horror movies, it often comes as a shock when the menace comes from someone close ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Pharmaceutical Activism And Restructuring Breaks Open Courtesy Of Bill Ackman

By Grab Media, a blinkx companyYesterday in a move that returned attention to healthcare takeovers, Bill Ackman, CEO of the hedge fund Pershing Square Capital, announced a bold and unusual move by partnering with pharmaceutical company, Valeant Pharmaceuticals ... [Published The US Daily - Apr 22 2014]

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Strict Cost-Cutters Who Want to Spend $45 Billi... [Published Columbus - 38 mins ago]
Allergan deploys 'poison pill' defence on Valea... [Published Pharma Times - 1 hour ago]
Benzinga's M&A Chatter for Wednesday April 23, ... [Published Benzinga.com - 2 hours ago]
Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX ... [Published 580 CFRA - 2 hours ago]
Allergan adopts poison pill to stall Valeant bid [Published Globe and Mail - 3 hours ago]
CEOs terrified of activists: Buffett [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - 3 hours ago]
Shareholder activism your friend: Cramer [Published CNBC - 3 hours ago]
First on CNBC: CNBC Transcript: Legendary Inves... [Published CNBC - 3 hours ago]
How to Profit On the Back of an “Activist Inves... [Published Free-i-News - 3 hours ago]
Are These 3 Companies Doomed? [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - 4 hours ago]
Bill Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals Team Up... [Published Guru Focus - 4 hours ago]
Best Of FORBES: Amazon-HBO Deal And Should Amge... [Published Forbes.com - 5 hours ago]
Bill Ackman On Good Poison Pills, Bad Poison Pi... [Published Dealbreaker - 5 hours ago]
If You’re Fishing For A Compliment From Carl Ic... [Published Dealbreaker - 5 hours ago]
Bill Ackman’s Got A Fever And The Only Prescrip... [Published Dealbreaker - 5 hours ago]
Market Wrap For April 23: S&P 500 Ends Winning ... [Published Benzinga.com - 5 hours ago]
Bill Ackman’s Got A Fever And The Only Prescrip... [Published Dealbreaker - 5 hours ago]
Botox maker Allergan adopts poison pill takeove... [Published Big News Network - 5 hours ago]
If You’re Fishing For A Compliment From Carl Ic... [Published Dealbreaker - 6 hours ago]
Video: CEOs terrified of activists: Buffett [Published NBCNews.com - 6 hours ago]
Bill Ackman’s VRX/AGN Presentation [Published Value Walk - 6 hours ago]
Did Bill Ackman violate any securities laws? [Published FOX Business - Video - 6 hours ago]
Ackman’s HLF inside scoop [Published FOX Business - Video - 7 hours ago]
Valeant, Activist Investor Make $47B Takeover B... [Published Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Magazine - 7 hours ago]
In Allergan Bid, a Question of Insider Trading [Published DealBook - 7 hours ago]
Allergan Adopts Poison Pill Defense [Published Orange County Business Journal - 8 hours ago]
Allergan adopts 'poison pill' defense in Valean... [Published Los Angeles Times - 8 hours ago]
The Dark Side Of Bill Ackman's Big, New Deal [Published Business Insider - 8 hours ago]
The Dark Side Of Bill Ackman's Big, New Deal [Published Clusterstock - 8 hours ago]
Video: Bill Ackman's 'quiet' trade [Published NBCNews.com - 8 hours ago]
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Bill Ackman On Good Poison Pills, Bad Poison Pi... [Published Dealbreaker - 5 hours ago]
Bill Ackman is pretty good at waiting. He waited more than a year for JC Penney to see the light and hire the guy he wanted as CEO, and then another year-and-a-half for that guy to fail spectacularly and saddle him with a half-billion dollar loss. Speaking ...
Bill Ackman’s Got A Fever And The Only Prescrip... [Published Dealbreaker - 5 hours ago]
Ackman, who has teamed up with Canadian pharmaceutical company Valeant to launch a $45.6 billion takeover of Botox maker Allergan, warned drugmakers Tuesday that he plans to go on a little buying spree. “This is not the last deal we’re going to ...
If You’re Fishing For A Compliment From Carl Ic... [Published Dealbreaker - 6 hours ago]
Last night, in an interview with CNBC, Carl Icahn had this to say about fellow hedge fund manager Bill Ackman and his recent bid with drugmaker Valiant Pharmaceuticals for Botox maker Allergan: “We have our differences, but I never said he’s not ...
Did Bill Ackman violate any securities laws? [Published FOX Business - Video - 6 hours ago]
Chapman Capital managing member Robert Chapman on Bill Ackman and Valeant’s bid to buy Allergan. ...
Ackman’s HLF inside scoop [Published FOX Business - Video - 7 hours ago]
Charlie Gasparino, James Freeman and Ken Mahoney on Bill Ackman’s deal with an ex-Herbalife exec. ...
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Breakingviews: A Valeant play for Allergan [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 22 2014]
Breakingviews: A Valeant play for Allergan [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 22 2014]
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Pershing Square Releases Presentation Entitled ... [Published Financial Services - Nov 25 2013]
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