Bill Ackman is no spurned lover. The billionaire investor confirmed his blank-check company tried to strike a deal with IPO-bound Airbnb, but early-stage talks broke off after Airbnb filed confidentially to go public last month. So, what happened? “I wouldn’t use the word rebuff,” Ackman told Bloomberg TV. Ackman’s Pershing Square Tontine Holdings is the largest-ever SPAC and it’s been courting companies since raising $4 billion in July. Ackman said he’s a fan of Airbnb The post Bill Ackman on Airbnb: “I wouldn’t use the word rebuff” appeared first on The Real Deal New York.