Category Archives: William Ackman

Wall Street Journal: Activist Funds Gearing Up For A Big 2015

Activist investors to continue providing employment support to analysts. WSJ reports that activist investors have raised billions of dollars for campaigns that may take shape in 2015.  For those of us who review companies and deals for investors, we say … Continue reading

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So, Has Anything Been Going On While We Were Gone?

Let’s see. Ackman is shaking up JC Penney again, but we’re not jumping into the fray like last time, even though we enjoyed the 6% in 24 hours.  It looks like Soros and Friends are backing the CEO. Groupon names … Continue reading

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Icahn/Ackman Fight Heating Up

War of Words Between Hedge Fund/Buyout Fund Giants Continues After Carl Icahn dissed [Ed.:  In the parlance of our times.] Bill Ackman in an interview with Bloomberg TV, Ackman issued a press release suggesting that Icahn was less than honest.  … Continue reading

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