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Herbalife and Ackman: A History 

Jul 24th, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Equity Hedge Funds, Hedge Funds, Event-Driven Hedge Funds

On July 15, 2016, Herbalife Ltd and the Federal Trade Commission reached an agreement that settles the FTC’s complaint. The company has agreed to pay $200 million to compensate consumers who may have been deceived into a rose-colored view of their prospects selling the branded diet and personal care productsRead More


Judge David Carter’s Valeant Decision: A Close Reading

Nov 11th, 2014 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Strategies, Alpha Strategies, Legislation/Court rulings

Carter's decision allows Pershing Square to vote its equity in Allergan in ways favorable to Valeant's planned purchase thereof. More is going on here than just another incident in the consolidation of the biopharm world. Read More


Beyond the Amusement Value of Icahn v. Ackman

Jan 30th, 2013 | Filed under: Alpha Hunters, Alpha Strategies

The crux of whether a particular MLM is a pyramid scheme, and thus is illegal, is this: is a particular participant paid primarily on the basis of the products he sells or primarily on the basis of the new participants he recruits? The crux for Ackman's trade is whether he can persuade enforcement authorities that it is the latter.Read More