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Bill Ackman

Bill Ackman

Keynote Speaker: Activist, Investor and Hedge-Fund Manager

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Bill Ackman Biography

William (Bill) Ackman is the founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, an American hedge fund that holds shares in Wendy’s International and McDonald’s Corporation. As well it has interest in Target Corp., the second largest discount company in US.

Graduated at Harvard College, he holds also an MBA from Harvard Business School. He began his career working for his father in the real estate, and in 1993 he founded Gotham Partners Management Co. This investment company encounters some troubles including legal problems that will lead to its dissolution in 2003.

In 2004, William Ackman comes back on the financial stage. He has created Pershing Square Capital, and he showed a lot of activism buying massive share in the lowest price for resale in two years maximum. A short-term strategy often criticized by the US Medias. His different attacks against FSA, American division of Dexia, and also against MBIA and Ambac, that it forecast the collapse, earned him a strong enmity in financial world.

In 2007, William Ackman took a share up to 5 millions of dollar (3,5%) in Sears Holdings, third group in distribution sector in US, behind Wal-Mart and Home Depot.

Pershing Square Capital Management manages approximately 2.4 billion of dollar of which 40% was invested in shares of McDonald.

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Bill Ackman Videos

Pershing Square's Bill Ackman on Markets, SPACs, Airbnb, Stripe ...
Bill Ackman: 2017 Sohn Investment Conference (full version ...
William Ackman - YouTube

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Bill Ackman is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Neuroscience, Business and Business Leadership. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Bill Ackman can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Ray Dalio, Peter Thiel and Chip Conley. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Bill Ackman for an upcoming event.

Bill Ackman Videos

Pershing Square's Bill Ackman on Markets, SPACs, Airbnb, Stripe ...
Bill Ackman: 2017 Sohn Investment Conference (full version ...
William Ackman - YouTube

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