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Heron Therapeutics Inc (HRTX), La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC), Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (SLXP) Are Tang Capital’s Largest Bets in Q4

Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP)
Kevin Tang‘s Tang Capital Partners is one of the funds that have already revealed their equity portfolios as of the end of last year. The healthcare......(read more)

Forrester Research, Inc. (FORR): P2 Capital Partners Keeps Trimming Its Stake

Forrester Research
Claus Moller‘s P2 Capital Partners has trimmed its activist stake in Forrester Research, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORR), a new filing with the Securities and......(read more)

News Corp (NWSA): Pzena Investment Management Ups Exposure to 6.97% of Class A Stock

News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS)
Richard S. Pzena‘s Pzena Investment Management has recently increased its stake in News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA), as a new filing with the Securities......(read more)

Endologix, Inc. (ELGX): Tamarack Capital Management Reports Increase of Passive Stake

Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX)
In a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Justin John Ferayorni‘s Tamarack Capital Management reported raising its passive stake......(read more)

Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC), Symmetry Surgical Inc (SSRG): Moab Capital Tweaks Its Equity Portfolio

Michael M. Rothenberg and David Sackler’s Moab Capital Partners has disclosed a new position in Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) and......(read more)

KLX Inc (KLXI): Farallon Capital Discloses New Stake in B/E Aerospace Inc (BEAV)’s Spin-Off

Farallon Capital, a fund launched by Thomas Steyer in 1986, has recently added KLX Inc (NASDAQ:KLXI) to its equity portfolio. According to a new filing......(read more)

American Realty Capital Properties Inc (ARCP), Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc (PNK): Is Parag Vora Right Betting on REITs?

Parag Vora - HG Vora Capital
Parag Vora is a name that has been heard on many occasions on Wall Street in the last couple of years. His fund, HG Vora Capital Management, with an equity......(read more)

Atlas Energy LP (ATLS), Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (ASPS): Leon Cooperman’s Latest Bullish Moves

As it was disclosed in several new filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Leon Cooperman, the manager of Omega Advisors, has recently raised......(read more)

Ryland Group Inc (RYL), Astoria Financial Corp (AF): Two Stocks Ken Griffin is Bullish On

Ken Griffin‘s Citadel Investment Group has recently raised its passive stakes in two companies from its equity portfolio, as its latest filings......(read more)

Penford Corporation (PENX): GAMCO Investors Raises Stake as Company is About to Complete Its Sale

Mario Gabelli with cereal box
Micro-cap company Penford Corporation (NASDAQ:PENX) has been upgraded in the equity portfolio of Mario Gabelli‘s GAMCO Investors, as a new filing......(read more)

Carl Icahn Talks About eBay Inc (EBAY) & Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI); Provides Opinion on Oil and Global Markets

Hedge Fund Strategies
As it was reported in the news in the last couple of days, activist investor Carl Icahn took some important steps regarding two companies, in which he......(read more)

PowerSecure International Inc. (POWR): Becker Drapkin Keeps Trimming Its Stake as Stock Gains Ground

PowerSecure International, Inc. (POWR)
As a newly ammendet filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission showed, Matthew Drapkin and Steven R. Becker‘s Becker Drapkin Management......(read more)

Alcobra Ltd (ADHD): Broadfin Capital and Deerfield Initiate Passive Stakes Following Public Offering

Kevin Kotler
Kevin Kotler’s Broadfin Capital and James Flynn’s Deerfield Management have both initiated passive stakes in Alcobra Ltd (NASDAQ:ADHD). As......(read more)

Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI): ValueAct Reports Activist Stake as Company Reports Strong Financial Results

In a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Jeff Ubben‘s ValueAct Capital reported a new stake in the $25 billion oilfield services......(read more)

Intel Corporation (INTC), Caterpillar Inc. (CAT): Jim Chanos Discusses His Short Picks, Oil and Buyback Programs

Jim Chanos puppeteer
Jim Chanos is running the biggest hedge fund that employs mainly a short-selling strategy to obtain returns. Even though his fund, Kynikos Associates,......(read more)

Liberty Global plc – Class C Ordinary Shares (LBTYK), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), and Mastercard Inc (MA): Madison Street Partners is Bullish and Shows a Lot of Exposure to These Stocks

Steven Owsley‘s Madison Street Partners is one of the funds that has recently disclosed its equity portfolio for the end of 2014, being one of the......(read more)

Agenus Inc (AGEN): QVT Financial Trims Its Passive Stake as It Gains Value

Daniel Gold‘s QVT Financial has reduced its stake in Agenus Inc (NASDAQ:AGEN) by around 2.34 million shares, as a filing with the Securities and......(read more)

Bill Ackman Talks about Pershing Square Holdings Ltd (PSH) IPO; Likes Restaurant Brands International Inc (QSR); Had Plans to Invest in Tesco PLC (TSCO)

Can hedge funds beat the market
Bill Ackman, the notorious investor and CEO of Pershing Square, is a name that would certainly come up in a discussion about activist investing. Mr. Ackman......(read more)

Almost Family Inc (AFAM): North Tide Picks up Stake a Month after Proposing Merger with Amedisys Inc (AMED)

Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM)
Conan Laughlin‘s North Tide Capital has inched up its position in Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM), a new filing with the Securitie and Exchange......(read more)

Bellicum Pharmaceuticals Inc (BLCM): Baker Bros. Discloses 16% Passive Stake

Felix Baker - Baker Bros.
As a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission showed, Bellicum Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:BLCM) has been added to the equity portfolio......(read more)

The Madison Square Garden Co (MSG): JAT Capital Cuts Voting Stake to 4.40%

The Madison Square Garden Co (NASDAQ:MSG)
John Thaler’s JAT Capital  has cut significantly its voting stake in The Madison Square Garden Co (NASDAQ:MSG). As a newly amended filing with the......(read more)

PetSmart, Inc. (PETM), SUPERVALU INC. (SVU): Two Stocks JANA Partners Trims Exposure to

Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS
n two new filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Barry Rosenstein‘s JANA Partners has disclosed reducing its positions in PetSmart......(read more)

OM Group, Inc. (OMG): FrontFour Expresses Concern Over Stock Underperformance and Targets $60 per Share

David Lorber FrontFour Capital
FrontFour Capital Group, a Greenwich, Connecticut-based fund led by Stephen Loukas, David A. Lorber, and Zachary George, has boosted its position in......(read more)

Clifton Robbins’ Blue Harbour Raises Activist Stake to 7.4% In This Financial Stock

Clifton Robbins Blue Harbour
Clifton S. Robbins‘ Blue Harbour Group has recently increased its stake in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC). As a filing with the Securities......(read more)

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (DD): Trian Fund Nominates Four Director Candidates After Raising Stake

Nelson Peltz‘s Trian Fund Management has recently disclosed that it has nominated four director candidates to be elected to the board of E I Du......(read more)
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