Bad Bets of 2014

December 29, 2014 James Heinsman In the News

With only a few days left of 2014 we thought now is a good time to look back and see what predictions did not work out quite so well for some major hedge fund managers. General Motors is a well-liked holding which is popular as a component of hedge funds. Unfortunately it seems for many […]


Amazon, Bill Ackman Pershing Square, General Motors, Hedge Funds, Herbalife,

Ackman Enlists Congress in His Crusade Against Herbalife

November 4, 2014 Debbie Jacobs In the News

Two years ago Bill Ackman announced at a Manhattan business conference that his hedge fund firm Pershing Square Capital Management took a $1 billion short position on the Los Angeles-based nutrition supplements giant Herbalife. In other words, Ackman was betting on the company’s demise. Since then Ackman has not stopped railing about the deceitful practices […]


Bill Ackman, Herbalife, Mercatus Center, Pershing Square Capital Management, Veronique de Rugy,

Tiger Consumer Management’s Top Ten Positions in 2011

April 22, 2012 James Heinsman Tops

Patrick McCormack is the manager of Tiger Consumer Management, and is another baby of the financial management firm of Tiger Management. Along with its siblings Tiger Consumer is headquartered at 101 Park Avenue in Manhattan. It was launched in 2006, and its governing strategy is not to change its exposure due to economic or market […]


Coach Inc., Dollar General, Herbalife, Patrick McCormack, Tiger Consumer Management,

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