Awkward: A Congressman Forgot To Thank Hedge Funder Bill Ackman For His $25 Million Donation To Charity

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What did Pershing Square Capital Management’s hedge fund manager Bill Ackman get after his $25 million charitable donation to the non-profit Signature Theatre?

Well, certainly not a “thank you.”

The New York Post’s Page Six is reporting that yesterday at Signature’s opening of a new centre named “Pershing Square Signature centre,” Rep. Jerry Nader forgot to thank the hedge fund titan. 

Instead, the Congressman acknowledged Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Christine Quinn and Ed Norton, according to the Post. 

A rep told the newspaper it was an “oversight.”

Pershing Square Signature centre located on W. 42nd St. near Broadway features three theatres, two practice studios and public recreation areas. 

Ackman’s donation will also allow the theatre to sell low-price tickets for over a decade. 

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