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Ackman Takes 7.5% Stake in Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ) but Market Has a Reserved Reaction

Bill Ackman has found a new activist target in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ), in which his fund, Pershing Square, has just disclosed a 7.5% stake. The position contains around 120.27 million shares and will now allow the investor to engage in discussions with the company’s management and board of directors regarding the course of business and other issues. Knowing Ackman’s track record of activist campaigns, we might anticipate more details regarding Ackman’s plans in the near future. On the back of the news, the stock of Mondelez jumped by around 4%, but later retracted and currently trades around 0.80% in green.

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