Why Bill Ackman sees activist investing as a moral crusade

For the Pershing Square Capital Management CEO, activist investing is just as much a moral calling as it is a lucrative one
Bill Ackman attends the Hamptons International Film Festival SummerDocs Series screening of 'Betting On Zero' at Guild Hall on August 6, 2016 in East Hampton, New York.
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