Nelson Peltz amasses big stake in DuPont

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 3:10 PM ET
Nelson Peltz tight-lipped on DuPont
Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 3:03 PM ET
Nelson Peltz, Trian Fund Management, talks to CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin about his stake in DuPont. "When you say DuPont," he says, the word "paint" comes to mind.

Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management has bought up a big stake in DuPont.

But when asked for details about the stake in DuPont at CNBC's Delivering Alpha conference, he declined to speak more about it.

David Grogan | CNBC

"You asked me in the green room about 10 minutes ago: 'If you say DuPont, what comes to mind." Remember what I told you? I said: 'Paint.' That's all you're going to get today," Peltz said.

Shares of DuPont closed up 5.3 percent at $57.25.

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