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Coupang IPO Dazzles Wall Street, Draws Comparisons to Amazon

April 5, 2021 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

One week after South Korean e-commerce giant Coupang (CPNG) dazzled Wall Street with the largest U.S. IPO to date, Pershing Square Capital CEO Bill Ackman announced he would donate more than $1.3 billion worth of Coupang stock to charity. With the stock launch underwritten by Goldman Sachs, Allen & Company, J.P. Morgan, Citi and HSBC, […]


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Pershing Square Gaining While Economy Stuggling

June 9, 2020 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management has been enjoying enviable growth just when the economy has been struggling with historically high unemployment and an unprecedented lockdown of people and commerce during the devastating coronavirus pandemic. Public and private funds have seen double-digit growth between 22 and 27 percent so far this year, easily surpassing the […]


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Hedge Funds Facing Run on Their Money

November 2, 2016 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Yes, hedge funds seem to be closing faster than we can keep up, but is it just a perception, or is something really going on? It turns out we are not imagining things at all. Far from it. A recent report from eVestment confirms our fears; investors withdrew a shocking $60 billion from hedge funds […]


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Citadel, Point72 and Pershing Square Grew Well in 2014

January 13, 2015 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

In general it was a slow year for hedge funds, but not for everyone. Chicago-based Citadel was able to take what was a challenging year for most funds and turn it into a year of excellent growth.  Citadel’s equity hedge fund realized over 23 percent returns, while their multi-strategy flagship funds, Kensington and Wellington had […]


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Three Hedge Funds with a Winning Strategy for 2010

December 19, 2010 Debbie Jacobs Hedge Fund News

There have been ups and downs in the financial markets over the past year, and that includes hedge funds. But three hedge funds stand out for how well they have performed this past year. These are: 1. Paulson & Company, all of whose funds will likely beat the S&P increase of 11% at year’s end; […]


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