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Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Reports Stake in Agilent Technologies

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Pershing Square Capital Management, the activist fund run by billionaire Bill Ackman, announced a stake in life sciences equipment maker Agilent Technologies Inc., according to a regulatory filing Monday.

The New York-based hedge fund owned a 2.9 million shares in Agilent as of Sept. 30 worth about $223 million, according to the filing. Pershing Square didn’t disclose what it intended to do with the investment.