Category Archives: Pershing Square Capital Management

SEC Names Two HF Execs To New Committee

The SEC has appointed executives from DE Shaw and Pershing Square Capital to a 21-member advisory committee. (view story)

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Pershing Square bets on Fortune Brands Home & Security

Pershing Square Capital Management is building a position in Fortune Brands Home & Security, a trade that founder Bill Ackman said will require at least a partial rebound in the housing market to pay off. (view story)

Ackman May Sell Shares in Hedge Fund in 2012 for Stable Capital

Pershing Square Capital Management may look to sell shares in a closed-end fund sometime in 2012 as a means to secure permanent capital. (view story)

Family Dollar Investors Bet on Sale as Shorts Flee

Market sentiment on Family Dollar Stores shifted dramatically, with shorts scrambling to cover their positions and bullish investors eyeing a potential acquisition by Pershing Square or other parties. (view story)

Fund manager Ackman looks to Hong Kong dollar

Pershing Square Capital Management CIO William Ackman has been buying the Hong Kong dollar, betting that local authories will ultimately capitulate to inflation concerns and de-link the currency from the greenback. (view story)

Ackman Moves to Raise His Stake in J.C. Penney

Pershing Square Capital is poised to increase its position in Penney’s stock, according to regulatory filings. (view story)

August sell-off hits big hedge fund names hard

The dog days of summer are proving vicious for hedge funds, including marquee organizations such as SAC Capital, Paulson & Co. and Pershing Square. (view story)

Ackman eyes ways to raise more permanent capital

Pershing Square reportedly is evaluating a closed-end fund structure to provide dry powder during market downturns. (view story)

Ackman’s Pershing Capital exits Target, Borders

Pershing Square Capital Management has exited positions in retailers Target and Borders, filings show. (view story)