Dan Loeb takes another shot at Bill Ackman
The tussling tycoons look like they're at it again.
In the latest salvo in the feud among some of the hedge fund industry's biggest players, Dan Loeb has offered up what appears to be a thinly veiled jab against archenemy Bill Ackman.
Loeb, of Third Point Capital, posted a quote on his Bloomberg terminal portal that looks like it is directed straight at Ackman, who helms Pershing Square Capital:
"Never interfere with an enemy when he is in the process of destroying himself."
The quote is believed to have come from Napoleon.
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Loeb and Ackman used to be friends, but a string of events soured the relationship.
Just a few weeks ago, Loeb posted a jab that read, "New HLF product: The Herbalife Enema, administered by Uncle Carl."
The "Uncle Carl" reference is to Carl Icahn, who was once friendly with Ackman but also has taken him on, in particular over Herbalife.
Ackman has enlisted few if any allies as the richest of the rich hedge fund players have sought to take him down.
However, actor George Clooney recently ripped into Loeb for his advocacy of breaking off Sony's entertainment division.
Clooney called Loeb a "carpetbagger" who is 'trying to manipulate the market."
—By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him
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