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Nov 23 2011 | 9:21am ET
William Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management has upped his stake in Canadian Pacific Railway, Canada’s second-largest railroad.
The activist investor has bought another $90 million worth of CP stock, reports Reuters, bringing his stake to 12.4%. Pershing revealed in a U.S. regulatory filing on October 28 that it had become the railroad’s biggest shareholder, at that time holding 12.2%.
Ackman is known for working “inside the tent” with management to try to improve the value of the business. Pershing has been mum on its plans for CP although Ackman has been reported as saying he did not think it should be sold.
CP, which operates a 14,000-mile rail network across Canada and into the United States, was formed in 1881 to build Canada’s first transcontinental railway.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…