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Hedge Fund Highlights: Carl Icahn, John Paulson & Sprott Asset Management

Icahn and Ackman Publicly End Feud With an Embrace (New York Times) A dispute between two billionaire investors, Carl C. Icahn and William A. Ackman......(read more)
HARBINGER

Hedge Fund Highlights: Philip Falcone, Ralph Whitworth & GLG Partners

LightSquared, Ergen Reach Deal on Bankruptcy Plan (Wall Street Journal) Philip Falcone‘s LightSquared Inc. reached a deal on a restructuring plan......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Hedge Fund Highlights: James Simons, Phil Falcone & Steven Cohen

Renaissance Probed by Senate Panel on Tax Maneuver (Bloomberg) A U.S. Senate investigative panel will hold a hearing July 22 to probe tax maneuvers by......(read more)
INVESCO PRIVATE CAPITAL Wilbur Ross

Hedge Fund Highlights: Wilbur Ross, Steven Cohen & Michael Hintze

I’m selling 6 times more than buying: Wilbur Ross (CNBC.com) With the stock market recently at all-time highs, before Thursday’s sharp selloff......(read more)
CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP

Hedge Fund Highlights: Ken Griffin, Paul Tudor Jones & Bill Ackman

Citadel’s Griffin Defends HFT (FINalternatives) Citadel Investment Group founder Kenneth Griffin yesterday urged Congress not to ban high-frequency......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund Highlights: Paul Singer, Ray Dalio & Perry Capital

Elliott Associates Hedge Fund Gained 4.6% in First Half (Wall Street Journal) Paul Singer, the hedge-fund manager entangled in a public fight with Argentina......(read more)
David Einhorn

Hedge Fund Highlights: David Einhorn, Paul Singer & Christopher Hohn

David Einhorn’s top small-cap picks (MarketWatch) Investors, including most billionaire hedge fund managers , can’t generate meaningful outperformance......(read more)
PERSHING SQUARE

Hedge Fund Highlights: Bill Ackman, Michael Hintze & Starboard Value

Ackman’s Pershing Square Said to Gain 25% in First Half (Bloomberg) Pershing Square Capital Management LP, the hedge-fund firm run by Bill Ackman,......(read more)
Steven Cohen

Hedge Fund Highlights: Steven Cohen, George Soros & Bill Ackman

SEC Gets Subpoena In Steve Cohen Divorce Suit (Law360) Patricia Cohen, the ex-wife of SAC Capital Advisors LP founder Steven Cohen, has subpoenaed the......(read more)
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Hedge Fund Highlights: John Paulson, Bill Miller & Bridgewater Associates

Paulson’s Credit Opportunities fund up 6.6 percent ytd to end-May: source (Reuters) Hedge fund manager John Paulson‘s credit opportunities......(read more)
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Hedge Fund Highlights: Bill Ackman, Philip Falcone & Paul Singer

Allergan Poison Pill Won’t Be Triggered by Pershing Call (Bloomberg) Allergan, Inc. (NYSE:AGN) agreed with Pershing Square Capital Management LP that......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund Highlights: Paul Singer, David Tepper & Sandell Asset Management

Piggybacking on Billionaire Singer Boosts Debt: Argentina Credit (Bloomberg) Speculators in Argentina’s defaulted debt are looking to ride billionaire......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Hedge Fund Highlights: Warren Buffett, John Paulson & Bain Capital

Warren Buffett’s BNSF and Canadian Pacific Railway gets U.S. deadline to solve grain backlog (Financial Post) Warren Buffett’s BNSF Railway Co. and......(read more)
VALUEACT CAPITAL

Hedge Fund Highlights: Jeffrey Ubben, Paul Singer & Carl Icahn

Success of ValueAct Hedge Fund Has Dented Its Maneuverability (Wall Street Journal) Activist investor ValueAct Capital Management has long flown under......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Hedge Fund Highlights: Warren Buffett, Carl Icahn & Steven A. Cohen

Buffett Warning Unheeded as Catastrophe Bond Sales Climb (Bloomberg) Bond buyers are betting more than ever on the mercy of Mother Nature as they seek......(read more)
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Hedge Fund Highlights: Warren Buffett, Ray Dalio & Chris Hohn

This Year $2.16 Million Wins You Lunch With Buffett (Wall Street Journal) The annual tradition of an online auction to have lunch with Warren Buffett......(read more)
Ralph V. Whitworth

Hedge Fund Highlights: Ralph Whitworth, David Einhorn & Carl Icahn

Relational Said to Nominate Two B/E Board Directors (Bloomberg) Relational Investors LLC , the activist fund co-founded by Ralph Whitworth and David......(read more)
Carl Icahn as viking

Hedge Fund Highlights: Carl Icahn, Paul Singer & Philip Falcone

U.S. would face hurdles bringing case against Icahn, Mickelson: lawyers (Reuters) Questions about how to apply securities law to activist investors could......(read more)
Greenlight Capital

Hedge Fund Highlights: David Einhorn, Tom Steyer & Dan Loeb

David Einhorn Offered Regis Philbin A Summer Internship For His Winning Stock Pick (Business Insider) Hedge fund hot-shot David Einhorn offered former......(read more)
Steven Cohen

Hedge Fund Highlights: Steven Cohen, Philippe Laffont & George Soros

SAC Prosecutor Tells SEC Cohen’s Case Should Be Delayed (Bloomberg) SAC Capital Advisors LP founder Steven A. Cohen’s case brought by the U.S. Securities......(read more)
CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP

Hedge Fund Highlights: Ken Griffin, David Tepper & D.E. Shaw Group

Hedge Fund Manager Ken Griffin Was Seen Chilling On A Yacht With A Name That Only Traders Could Appreciate (Businessinsider India) Chicago-based billionaire......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Hedge Fund Highlights: Barry Rosenstein, Dan Loeb & Pine River Capital Management

Inside the life and stellar career of the self-made New York financier who has become so wealthy he just bought America’s most expensive home for......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Hedge Fund Highlights: Warren Buffett, Crispin Odey & Michael Hintze

15-year-old wins over Warren Buffett with Beaux Up bow ties (DavidsonNews.net) Young entrepreneur Jake Johnson of Davidson has revolutionized the bow......(read more)
MILLENNIUM MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund Highlights: Israel Englander, Eddie Lampert & Starboard Value LP

3 bullish moves by hedge fund Millennium Management (MarketWatch) In the latest round of 13F filings, Israel Englander‘s Millennium Management......(read more)
FARALLON CAPITAL

Hedge Fund Highlights: Tom Steyer, Ken Griffin & Mariner Investment Group

Billionaire Steyer picks fights with Kochs, Rubio in climate change push (CNBC.com) Tom Steyer has picked a lot a fights recently. The billionaire former......(read more)
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Hedge Fund Highlights: Warren Buffet, Kyle Bass & Julian Robertson

Warren Buffet brings on more wealthy donors to help nonprofits (State Column) A total of 127 individuals or families from 12 countries and 26 U.S. states......(read more)
TIGER GLOBAL Investor Letter

Hedge Fund Highlights: Chase Coleman, Daniel Loeb & David Tepper

Chase Coleman’s Tiger Global Exits Yahoo, Amazon Last Quarter (Bloomberg) Tiger Global Management LLC, the $14 billion investment firm run by Chase......(read more)
George Soros

Hedge Fund Highlights: George Soros, Warren Buffett & Ralph Whitworth

Paulson holds onto gold ETF, Soros adds gold miners in first-quarter (Reuters) Hedge fund Paulson & Co in Q1 maintained its stake in SPDR Gold......(read more)
David Tepper

Hedge Fund Highlights: David Tepper, Barry Rosenstein & Crispin Odey

Hedge fund mogul Tepper warns: Don’t be too long U.S. stocks (Reuters) Billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper sounded a cautious message on......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Hedge Fund Highlights: Warren Buffett, Wilbur Ross & Bridgewater Associates

Berkshire’s Combs, Weschler to Reap Gains With DirecTV (Bloomberg) Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) is one of the biggest......(read more)
FARALLON CAPITAL

Hedge Fund Highlights: Tom Steyer, Michael Platt & John Paulson

From black to green: U.S. billionaire’s ‘Road to Damascus’ (Reuters) Billionaire Tom Steyer has rapidly become one of America’......(read more)
Steve Cohen SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, John Paulson & Dan Loeb

Hedge fund big furious that his $98M penthouse isn’t selling (Page Six) Embattled hedge fund titan Steven A. Cohen is freaking out that his Manhattan......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Bill Ackman & Carl Icahn

Why does Buffett get a free pass from the media? (Marketwatch) Uber-billionaire Warren Buffett hosted the annual shareholders meeting for Berkshire......(read more)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL David Einhorn

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Michael Hintze & Lansdowne Partners

Hedge fund kingpin bullish on Apple, says it’s underpriced (Vancouver Sun) David Einhorn, the hedge-fund manager who warned of a bubble in technology......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Tom Steyer & Steven Cohen

Paulson hedge fund discloses Greek stakes (Kathimerini) A fund run by billionaire investor John Paulson has acquired minority stakes in a bank and a water......(read more)
Appaloosa Management Lp

Hedge Fund News: David Tepper, Larry Robbins & David Einhorn

David Tepper ranks as best paid hedge fund manager, again (Reuters) Hedge fund mogul David Tepper had a case of deja vu when he ranked as the best paid......(read more)
Greenlight Capital

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Barry Rosenstein & George Soros

Greenlight Asked S.E.C. for Delay on Disclosure of Micron Stake (New York Times) David Einhorn, the billionaire hedge fund manager whose stock picks......(read more)
PERSHING SQUARE

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Daniel Loeb & Paul Singer

Ackman’s Pershing Square surges in April, beating many rivals (Reuters) Activist investor William Ackman‘s Pershing Square Capital Management......(read more)
PAULSON & CO

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, John Paulson & Jeffrey Ubben

Schroders seeks Paulson-like ‘opportunities’ (Financial News) Assets under management have hit a record high at Schroders and the firm has......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Paul Singer, Barry Rosenstein & Dan Loeb

Elliott Says Deflation Less Likely Than Asteroid Hitting (Bloomberg) Elliott Management Corp., the $24.1 billion hedge-fund firm run by Paul Singer,......(read more)
Och-Ziff Capital Management

Hedge Fund News: Daniel Och, Murray Stahl & George Soros

Och-Ziff Falls on Report Saying Firm Financed Africa Deal (Bloomberg) Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) fell the most in three weeks......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, John Paulson & Tom Steyer

Buffett: Coke exec compensation plan was excessive (Fortune) Warren Buffett called The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)‘s controversial compensation......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund Highlights: Stephen Mandel, George Soros & Philip Falcone

Mandel Tops Best-Earning Hedge Funds for Clients in 2013 (Bloomberg) Stephen Mandel of Lone Pine Capital LLC made hedge-fund investors the most money......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Hedge Fund Highlights: Ray Dalio, Steve Cohen & David Einhorn

Hedge Funds Lose Less Than Stocks in Month as Dalio Gains (Bloomberg) Hedge funds held up better than stocks in January, falling an average of 0.1 percent......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Hedge Fund Highlights: Warren Buffett, Bill Ackman & Richard Gerson

Buffett has big lead in bet against hedge funds (CNBC.com) With four years remaining, Warren Buffett has a commanding lead in a decade-long bet that......(read more)
Jeffrey Altman

Hedge Fund Highlights: Jeffrey Altman, Seth Klarman & Ken Griffin

Top hedge fund bets on Danish debt crisis (Irish Independent) Owl Creek Asset Management, one of last year’s best-performing hedge-fund firms,......(read more)
PERSHING SQUARE

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Tom Steyer & Stephen Mandel

Ackman’s Pershing Square L.P. Fund Rose 3.8% Last Month (Wall Street Journal) While Bill Ackman’s short bet against Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) ......(read more)
Third Point

Hedge Fund Highlights: Daniel Loeb, Steven Cohen & Paul Singer

UPDATE 1-Loeb’s hedge fund Third Point to lose Rhode Island as client (Reuters) Billionaire hedge fund investor Daniel Loeb will be losing Rhode......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Hedge Fund Highlights: Ray Dalio, Wilbur Ross & Renaissance Technologies

Ray Dalio — founder of world’s largest hedge fund — talks ego, his philosophies at work (CBS News) In 1975, Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater......(read more)
Steven Cohen

Hedge Fund Highlights: Steven Cohen, Bruce Richards & Clint Carlson

Colleague of SAC Leader Was Not Alerted to Trades (New York Times) The billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen kept one of his closest associates at SAC......(read more)
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