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Cartoon of the Day: Ackman's Valeant Effort - Ackman cartoon 10.26.2015

Earlier this spring, controversial hedge fund manager Bill Ackman called Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) “a very early-stage Berkshire [Hathaway].” Hmm. Fast forward to last week when an investment research firm compared the drugmaker to Enron. Shares have plunged 35% since and are down 57% from its August high. Last check, Ackman's Pershing Square Capital owns a 5.7% stake in VRX, constituting a whopping 19% of Pershing Square’s portfolio.

Ouch.

Our Healthcare analysts got the call right. On July 22, 2014, analyst Tom Tobin issued our Valeant Black Book laying out the short case and calling out what we considered to be an unsustainable business model.

CLICK HERE to access Tobin's prescient institutional research report on Valeant. If you’d like to learn more about our institutional research offerings please ping sales@hedgeye.com.