Vancouver

Bill Ackman and Tim McElvaine back Andrew Wilkinson
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A lunch with Bill Ackman paid off for Andrew Wilkinson, a mogul in his own right.

Tech/VC

American private equity giant likely ensnared in Gary Ng's loan fraud
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Big name PE firm caught by rudimentary fraud!

Kompromat

Admiral Gary Ng in troubled waters: $172m loan fraud alleged by IIROC
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Explosive allegations against golden boy Gary Ng who bought PI Financial for $100m at age 34.

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Admiral Gary Ng sells PI Financial
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Dramatic turn in the Gary Ng story, he unloads the firm he had bought for $100m only 18 months prior.

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I've got jack squat on Gary Ng
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New twists in the Gary Ng story!

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Move over Mike Katchen, Gary Ng bought PI Financial for $100m cash at age 34
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The mysterious brokerage owner Gary Ng!

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Sam Belzberg's comeback and his answer
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Start from Part 1 here. Belzberg continued to be an active and opportunistic investor. In 1992, he started Gibralt Capital as his main investment vehicle post First City. He took advantage of opportunities like the Savings and Loans crisis in the US in the 90s and distressed property in Alberta

Moguls

My Bud Fox-like meeting with Sam Belzberg
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Read Part 1 here. A friend who was acquainted with Belzberg gave me a preview of the meeting. He said: “try to keep your pants on the whole time”, meaning that Sam was a charmer. We met in a small conference room along with Travis Dowle, a portfolio manager working

Moguls

Sam Belzberg - That time I met Brent Belzberg's uncle
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In its short life, this newsletter has already amassed an audience bigger than Obama's inauguration. I feel the pressure to be relevant, so today I am going to write about a guy who peaked in the 80s and is no longer alive. You are going to enjoy it and fax

Moguls

Andrew Wilkinson of Tiny Capital, the Charlie Munger of Tech
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So Bill Ackman is holding a Buffett-type lunch auction. Ackman is essentially a Buffett clone, except that he has an inclination for activism and shorting, which has sometimes proven too clever by half. The Buffett recipe is very hard to improve. Ackman claims to have learned from his mistakes and

Tech/VC