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Jan 18 2008 | 8:41am ET
Pershing Square Capital Management owns almost a fifth of bookseller Borders Group. And now, it has a seat on its board.
Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Borders named Richard McGuire, a Pershing Square partner, to its board of directors yesterday.
New York-based Pershing Square, run by William Ackman, owns 18% of Borders, although it has a 24% economic exposure to the company. It manages about $6 billion in assets, and has owned stakes in (and pushed for change at) such companies as McDonald’s Corp. and Target Corp.
Jan 23 2015 | 1:00pm ET
In our new section, FINtech Focus, we will profile one of these firms each week. While fintech is a broad category, we will be focusing on firms that specifically cater to the alternative investment industry. Read more…