Bill Ackman, the owner of the Pershing Square Capital Management investment firm recently announced that he sold 5 million shares in a major pharmaceutical company Valeant Pharmaceuticals. Thus, his part fell from 9.9% to 8.5%.
In an official statement, which was provided by the USA regulatory authorities stated that the sale aims to cover tax losses. The sale was made by value in the December 2015 ($ 100 – $ 115.)
Before that, in autumn 2015 the company Pershing Square Capital Management increased its stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals from 5.7% to 9.9%, after allegations of fraud aimed at increasing income from the pharmacy chain Philidor.
At the end of 2015 the shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals fell rapidly, against the background of all this its head went into a long-term medical leave. In addition, the company has reduced the revenue forecast for 2016.
Pershing Square Capital Management is the US investment fund, which was founded in 2006 by businessman Bill Ekman. The fund’s specialty is to invest in businesses and non-profit organizations, as well as future projects. The company gives benefits to businesses that specialize in product development in the field of medicine, environment and energy. Such spheres, according to the owner of the fundneed foreign investments and development most of all.
For 2014 the total amount of the fund’s investment in various projects amounted to more than 250 million dollars.
Recently, the company bears the tax losses, and therefore forced to reduce their stakes in the companies.
Company Continues Strategic Expansion Adding New Service Capabilities, Talent, and Broadening Nearshore Footprint SAN JOSE, Calif.—January 5, 2023— GlobalLogic Inc., a Hitachi Group Company and Digital Engineering Leader, today announced the acquisition of Hexacta, a Pan-Latin-America digital and data engineering company. The acquisition is part of GlobalLogic’s continued strategy to expand its offerings, and its […]
Last year, the global medical device market reached $532.62 billion, according to Mordor Intelligence. Ukrainian engineers are involved in the projects of key players, which occupy almost 10% of the market. This share can be estimated at 50 billion US dollars*. Domestic specialists create more than a hundred software solutions of various levels. These include […]
Новий власник Twitter Ілон Маск доручив інженерам попрацювати над перезавантаженням Vine, яке може бути готове до кінця нинішнього року. Про це повідомляє Axios. Зазначається, що інженерам компанії необхідно вивчити стару кодову базу відеосервісу, яка не змінювалася та не оновлювалася з моменту закриття, а саме з 2016 року, коли з’ясувалося, що майданчик не витримує конкуренції. Втім, одне з […]
Credit Agricole has been ranked first in the social responsibility rating of the banking sector, created by Standard-Rating based on the 2022 half-year results. The rating agency commended the bank’s contribution to the economy of Ukraine. The bank has paid UAH 100 million in taxes in advance, while issuing UAH 1.2 billion in loans under […]
From October 1, drivers must turn on the dipped headlights of the car outside the city. This helps to additionally mark the vehicle in conditions of low visibility within the autumn-winter period. GlobalLogic reminds about the importance of compliance with traffic rules and tells about the developments of Ukrainian engineers that affect road safety. In […]
Intellias, a global software engineering and digital consulting company, has announced the completion of its acquisition of Digitally Inspired, a fast growing, UK based peer, focusing on the Retail and eCommerce industry. “I am delighted to welcome the Digitally Inspired team to Intellias. It is symbolic that Intellias’ twentieth anniversary coincided with signing an agreement […]
3×4, a Web3 fundraising platform for non-profits, has been launched in Ukraine to bring innovative crypto & NFT fundraising to the rising number of social impact causes. 3×4 helps non-profit organizations to fundraise utilizing NFTs in collaborations with artists and brands while providing donors utility, revenue and transparency. The idea of 3×4 was born in […]
Natural person – citizen of Ukraine Vadym Ermolaev will gain control over the company AC-Terra International Ltd. due to the resolution of Antimonopoly Committee (AMCU). This information was made public on its website of Interfax. Accordingly with the information, which published the Antimonopoly Committee on its website, AC-Terra International implements agricultural technical equipment of the […]Next
Khmelnytskyi regional territorial office of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has fined the privately-operated enterprise “Prometey consulting firm” in the name of the branch “Slavutskyi Butter Plant”, “Ryhalsky factory of the desiccated milk ” LLC, “Bimol” LLC, “Biscuit-Milk” LLC for 36.828 thousand UAH for anticompetitive concerted actions in the milk procurement market for industrial processing. The Regional territorial office found […]Next
As of September 1, 11,499 agreements have been concluded within the land market. Poltava (2,873.6 ha) and Kharkiv (2,747.4 ha) regions are in the lead. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy. It is noted that 4836 notaries have applied for access to the State Land Cadastre. A total […]Next
One of the largest supermarkets in the USA – Whole Foods was in the midst of a large-scale scandal. As a result, a spot check of stores, which was produced by regulatory agencies in New York, was found mismatch on the price tags of products, a total of 80 items. For various purchases that were […]Next
The new draft law on telecommunications in UK suggests that companies, mobile operators, Internet – companies will have to keep the data about activity of their customers online for one year, and this will enable special services to require this data if necessary and to read them. According to the information of the British Government, […]Next
As informs investment media of Ukraine InVenture, the European Commission, which is an organ of the executive branch of the European Union and is responsible for the preparation of draft laws, should provide Ukraine € 100 million if the Verkhovna Rada will take on the Energy Efficiency Fund bill. Conditions for EU investment funds in […]Next
As part of the visit of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to the UAE, Ukroboronprom signed agreements and contracts with Tawazun Economic Council and EDGE Group to expand military-technical cooperation totaling more than $ 1 billion. The president’s office reports. It is noted that the agreement with EDGE on military and technical cooperation will allow the […]Next
Gardening is a purely European business by mentality as it means long-term investments and a completely transparent process. Walnut is a financial pearl of this industry. A walnut garden of only 1 hectare yields more than 1.2 million UAH per year. A walnut garden is an investment in the future and long-term well-being, as one […]Next
Right away three the U.S. agencies announced on Tuesday, Sept. 29, to reach the agreement with JPMorgan Chase for the end of the criminal prosecution of the bank in exchange for the payment of multimillion fines. In total, the company must pay the US government more than $ 920 million. Statement from the Freight Exchange […]Next
This week, for the first time in recent months, the National Bank of Ukraine went to the interbank market and bought $ 40 million. At the same time, it did not intervene in the sale of currency. The website of the NBU reported this. Finally, the NBU resumed interventions on the interbank market after a […]Next
In 2020, the state gas company Ukrgazvydobuvannya reduced its net profit by 3.8 times, or 14.1 billion hryvnias to 4.95 billion hryvnias compared to 2019, according to the company’s website. “Although last year due to the situation on the gas market, economic crisis and pandemic, our capital investments decreased almost one and a half times […]Next
Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has fined Ukrkurier in the amount of 430 thousand UAH for providing false information. On it informs Interfax Ukraine with reference to official information of regulator. According to the original source, it is talking about a flawed formulation that representatives of the company use on its official website in the description […]Next
Approaches to determining the unit of excise tax rate on beer may change in Ukraine. This is stated in the bill of the Cabinet of Ministers №5600, which was registered in the Verkhovna Rada the day before. It is noted that Ukraine is obliged to bring its own legislation in line with the European directive […]Next
By the end of this year, the German airline Lufthansa intends to reduce its foreign staff by 20 thousand people, as well as sell its LSG division, which deals with on-board catering, which employs 7.5 thousand people. Lufthansa subsidiaries Eurowings, Swiss, Austrian and Brussels Airlines are reducing the frequency of flights, fleets and staff amid […]Next
The eleventh object of the state enterprise Ukrspirt Zalozetsky distillery was sold for UAH 80 million. This was reported by the State Property Fund on Wednesday, December 2. It is noted that six participants competed in transparent bidding, as a result of which the starting price increased two and a half times – from UAH […]Next
Shares of the largest US pharmaceutical company Pfizer, down to 3.14% since the beginning of the year, rose to 3.83% on Friday on good news about its vaccine against the COVID-19. Currently, the mTNA candidate vaccine of BNT162b1, developed by Pfizer in the partnership with the German company BioNTech, the mechanism of the action of […]Next