Pershing Square Capital lays off eight personnel: Dow Jones

Bill Ackman parting ways with Bill Doyle

Pershing Square Capital Control is shedding 8 decreaselevel employees, largely from lower backofficeroles in technology and investor offerings, resources told Dow Jones.

Invoice Ackman, who runs the hedge fund, informed his staff this week that the cuts had not anything to do with the fund’s slumping overall performance, in line with the document. Alternatively, he attributed thechanges to improvements in technology and undertaking automation that lessen the want for employees, the assets said.
The cuts quantity to more than 10 percent of the hedge fund’s team of workers, the resources added.
In advance this 12 months, Pershing Square Capital noticed a high profile departure whilst Ackman partedways with Bill Doyle, the person who introduced Ackman to Valeant Prescribed drugs. Sooner or later, the pharmaceutical business enterprise has produced full-size losses for Ackman’s hedge fund.