William A. "Bill" Ackman (born May 11, 1966) is the founder and CEO of hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP.
Ackman has given to charitable causes such as the Center for Jewish History to preserve Jewish genealogy where he spearheaded a successful effort to retire their $30 million in debt personally contributing $6.8 million. Ackman's foundation donated $1.1 million to the Innocence Project in New York City and Centurion Ministries in Princeton, N.J. The two groups are dedicated to investigating the cases of people who have been wrongfully convicted.
Read more from his Wikipedia biography.
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BIRTH DATA: William Albert Ackman, 11 May 1966, 00:30 (12:30 a.m.) EDT (+4), Chappaqua [?], New York, USA (41n09, 73w45). ASC: 19 Capricorn. RR: B (from a news article). SOURCE: Sy Scholfield (©) quotes Amanda Gordon, "Scene Last Night: Icahn, Ackman, Bruce Richards, Steinem," www.bloomberg.com, 13 May 2013, http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-13/scene-last-night-icahn-ackman-bruce-richards-steinem.html: "Bill Ackman celebrated his birthday by giving a present. Born at 12:30 a.m. on May 11 1966, the hedge-fund manager had already turned 47 when he told players at the R Baby Foundation’s third annual tennis tournament on Saturday that he’d match their bids in the Calcutta auction 'up to a hundred grand.'" NB: Various resources claim he was born in New York, possibly referring to the city or the state, while others mention he grew up in Chappaqua, New York.
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