Ackman's fund made two new bets but doesn't identify them

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Billionaire investor William Ackman's hedge fund made two new investments in the last months but has declined to identify them.

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Pershing Square Capital Management, which oversees $10.9 billion in assets, committed 4 percent of its capital to "new undisclosed position #1" late last year and has already made money in it, the company told investors in an update on Thursday.

In early 2017, the hedge fund added another position, committing 9 percent of its capital to "new undisclosed position #2."

(Reporting by Svea Herbst-Bayliss; Editing by Jonathan Oatis)