Ackman: "We did look at Tesco, I’ll have to admit that"

Bill Ackman , Founder and CEO of Pershing Square, discussed taking Pershing Square Holdings public and U.K. companies he was considering with Bloomberg TV’s Francine Lacqua and Guy Johnson today. He said oil’s drop is a "huge boon" to the U.S. consumer and helps "the vast majority" of the economy.
Ackman revealed he considered investing in Tesco in the last six months: "We did look at Tesco, I’ll have to admit that. But we’ve had our difficulties with retail and a lot of structural changes going on that make that a more difficult business. We look occasionally at companies in the U.K.