Nelson Peltz in an American billionaire. He is Chairman of Triarc Companies (NYSE: TRY), the franchisor of the Arby's restaurant in the US and Canada. Peltz is also CEO and Founding Partner of Trian Fund Management, L.P, a New-York based investment company.
Peltz is a board member at H.J. Heinz (NYSE: HNZ), which was awarded to him after he pushed the company for changes.
In 2008, Peltz reached a deal to acquire Wendy's (NYSE: WEN).
Peltz also owns large stakes in Kraft Foods (NYSE: KFT), Cheesecake Factory (Nasdaq: CAKE), Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) and Cadbury-Schweppes (NYSE: CSG). In 2007, Cadbury-Schweppes announced plans to split-off and sell their Americas Beverages unit following Peltz' involvement in the stock, but a sale could not be reached due to the credit crunch.
Nelson Peltz's Portfolio
|Company||Ticker||# of Shares||Change||Price||Value|
|MONDELEZ INT-A||MDLZ||40,300,550||+20,885,357||$30.82||$1,242,062,951||History »||Related Stories »|
|PepsiCo, Inc.||PEP||12,030,846||+8,098,183||$82.50||$992,544,795||History »||Related Stories »|
|Ingersoll-Rand||IR||13,470,668||$58.30||$785,339,945||History »||Related Stories »|
|Family Dollar Stores, Inc.||FDO||8,444,597||-522,967||$63.82||$538,934,181||History »||Related Stories »|
|WENDY'S||WEN||83,000,245||$6.04||$501,321,480||History »||Related Stories »|
|Legg Mason, Inc.||LM||12,884,337||$36.33||$468,087,964||History »||Related Stories »|
|Lazard Class A||LAZ||5,598,980||$34.11||$190,981,208||History »||Related Stories »|
|State Street Corp.||STT||2,355,641||-796,733||$65.39||$154,035,365||History »||Related Stories »|
|H.J. Heinz Co.||HNZ||106,500||$72.44||$7,714,860||History »||Related Stories »|
|Tiffany & Co.||TIF||10,651||-993,500||$78.34||$834,400||History »||Related Stories »|
|MeadWestvaco Corp.||MWV||Liquidated||History »||Related Stories »|
|COWEN GRP-A||COWN||Liquidated||History »||Related Stories »|