Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble Purchased by Elliott Management

July 14, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Elliott Management Corp successfully purchased the giant bookseller Barnes & Noble last week. It was the activist hedge fund’s second deal to acquire a bookstore chain. Last year Elliott bought British bookshop Waterstones. A successful deal means the end of the iconic company as a public traded entity. According to the Wall Street Journal the […]


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Liberal Books Hit the Shelves as Economy Slows

May 24, 2012 Debbie Jacobs Economic Barometer

As the economic situation remains relatively stagnant, more and more liberalists have released books calling for change in the U.S. Of course, the fact that it's a Democrat in office has bolstered this trend as well. “It’s the story of the moment right now,” explained Barnes & Noble’s Patricia Bostelman. “We have a real disparity-of-wealth […]


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Hedge Fund May Support Purchase of Barnes & Noble

December 7, 2010 Debbie Jacobs Hedge Fund News

The New York Times Dealbook has reported that William A. Ackman, of the hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management, has offered to put up $960 million in financing for Borders to buy its larger rival, Barnes & Noble. The hedge fund owns 37.3% of Borders Group, making it the bookseller’s largest shareholder. Barnes & Noble […]


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