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Crispin Odey

Hedge Fund News: Crispin Odey, Michael Hintze & Boaz Weinstein

October Shorts Undo Gains for Crispin Odey’s Hedge Fund (WSJ) Crispin Odey, one of the best-known hedge fund managers in Europe, has seen returns at......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Steven Cohen & Sandell Asset Management

Paulson Tripled Shire Stake Before Deal Fell Apart (Finalternatives) John Paulson clearly did not see the collapse of pharmaceutical giant AbbVie Inc (......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, Lonestar Capital Management & BlueCrest Capital Management

Billionaire Investor Ray Dalio Says These 5 Habits Made Him Successful (BusinessInsider) Ray Dalio has been called “Wall Street’s Oddest Duck” for......(read more)
Steven Cohen

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Dan Loeb & Sprott Asset Management

Billionaire Steve Cohen pays $100 million for art sculpture (PageSix) Billionaie hedge fund manager Steve Cohen is the secret buyer of the Alberto Giacometti......(read more)
T Boone Pickens with oil bin

Hedge Fund News: T Boone Pickens, Chris Hohn & Richard Mcguire

T. Boone Pickens not suprised by lower crude prices (Reuters) Crude oil prices are plunging, but T. Boone Pickens isn’t surprised. The billionaire oilman......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Leon Cooperman, Phil Falcone & Sandell Asset Management

Despite “Disappointing” Performance, Omega’s Cooperman Still Likes Stocks (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) Omega Advisors founder Leon Cooperman is......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund News: Stephen Mandel, Louis Bacon & Starboard Value LP

Tiger Grandcub White Elm Posts Double-Digit Losses (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) An up-and-coming hedge fund manager who at one time worked for Stephen......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Nelson Peltz, Jim Chanos & Warren Buffett

Shareholder Pressure Helped Lead to New MSG Board Members (NYTimes) The Madison Square Garden Company surprised many on Monday when it announced — besides......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Thomas Steyer, Larry Robbins & Paul Tudor Jones

Retired Hedge Fund Manager Tom Steyer Donates $71 Million For Green Focus At Midterms (HedgeCo) Just in time for the mid-term elections, billionaire philanthropist......(read more)
Bill Ackman in crowd

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Christian Leone & Valueact Capital

Bill Ackman Can’t Possibly Be Expected To Remember All The Great Ideas He’s Ever Had (DealBreaker) Bill Ackman wants to clear up a few things. First......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Jim Simons, George Soros & Citadel Investment Group

Dem Mega-Donor Maxes Out to ‘Independent’ Kansas Senate Hopeful (FreeBeacon) Greg Orman is still being coy about his partisan allegiances, but more......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: David Tepper, Kyle Bass & Viking Global

Billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper is short the euro (LeapRate) David Tepper, the founder of hedge fund Appaloosa Management, said that he’......(read more)
hedge fund research

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Ray Dalio & Eric Mindich

Steven Spielberg and George Soros Stock Senate Democratic Super-PAC (Bloomberg) George Soros, Laurene Powell Jobs and Steven Spielberg are among the biggest......(read more)
Jim Chanos puppeteer

Hedge Fund News: Jim Chanos, Paul Singer & Esl Investments

Hedge fund manager Chanos says betting against Petrobras at conference (Reuters) Hedge fund manager Jim Chanos on Monday said he is betting against Brazil......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: James Dinan, John Burbank & David Einhorn

Milwaukee Bucks add third hedge fund owner (CNBC) The big “bucks” keep flowing from Manhattan to Milwaukee. Billionaire investor Jamie Dinan......(read more)
Keith Meister

Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI): Corvex Capital Goes Activist and Issues Presentation; See Details

Keith Meister, the manager of Corvex Management, has gone activist on Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI) and issued a presentation and a letter......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Carl Icahn & Lansdowne Partners

New Name, New Office, Similar Performance for Steven Cohen (NYTimes) The best thing federal prosecutors might have done for Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire......(read more)
Crispin Odey

Hedge Fund News: Crispin Odey, John Paulson & Paul Singer

Crispin Odey’s £150,000 palatial chicken coop dubbed ‘Cluckingham Palace’ is complete – but with hedge issues (WesternDailyPress......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: T Boone Pickens, Edward Lampert & BlueCrest Capital Management

PICKENS: I Think Mitt Romney Is Thinking About Running Again (BusinessInsider) Last Friday morning, billionaire energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens was in......(read more)
Can hedge funds beat the market

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Thomas Steyer & SAC Capital Advisors

Pershing Square Fund Float Feels the Market’s Chills (WSJ) The global market for initial public offerings has had a patchy year at best and activist......(read more)
Cinagro Farms

The Most Heartwarming and Inspirational Story Of This Halloween Season, It Will Make You Cry and Jump For Joy

I read a story on the NYT today. A public servant turns into the American Dream, Oh my God this makes the American in me well up. I love this guy. A public......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Hedge Fund News: Jeffrey Smith, Chris Hohn & Lansdowne Partners

Starboard Succeeds in Replacing Entire Darden Board (WSJ) Starboard Value LP succeeded in replacing the entire board of Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE......(read more)
Carl Icahn Apple Inc AAPL

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, John Paulson & Steven Cohen

Carl Icahn Reveals Performance of Son Brett’s Portfolio (WSJ) Stock-picking may run in the family. Within a long letter to Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) +......(read more)
Xiniya Earnings Call Transcript XNY 2014 Q3

Julien Balkany’s Nanes Balkany Partners Getting More Involved in Panoro Energy

Nanes Balkany Partners, an activist hedge fund which invests primarily in O&G companies and one of the largest shareholders of Panoro Energy is getting......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Louis Bacon, Paul Singer & Sandler Capital Management

Louis Bacon’s Moore Capital still sizzles despite Wizard exit (Standard) Louis Bacon’s $15 billion (£9.3 billion) hedge fund Moore Capital boosted......(read more)
Ken Griffin

Hedge Fund News: Ken Griffin, Bruce Kovner & Kerrisdale Capital

Citadel Adds 4.4% In September (Finalternatives) Ken Griffin‘s $24 billion Citadel gained 4.4% in September, easily outstripping the average hedge......(read more)
Hedge Fund Strategies

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, David Einhorn & Elliott Management

Icahn’s Talisman activism comes up short as deals falter (BNN) If billionaire Carl Icahn has a plan to squeeze value out of Talisman Energy Inc. (USA......(read more)
Chase Coleman Tiger Global Management

Hedge Fund News: Chase Coleman, Daniel Benton & Ken Griffin

Tiger Global Posts Big Drop in September (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) Tiger Global Management, the New York-based hedge fund firm founded by Tiger Cub......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Edward Lampert, Nouriel Roubini & Caxton Associates LP

Sears to sell down Canada stake, turns to CEO again for cash (Reuters) Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) is turning to its chief executive for......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Eric Mindich, Andreas Halvorsen & Lansdowne Partners

Eric Mindich Increases Stake In Riverbed Technology (GuruFocus) Eric Mindich (Trades, Portfolio), founder of hedge fund Eton Park and famous for becoming......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Louis Bacon, Nelson Peltz & Pershing Square

Conservation philanthropist Louis Bacon receives Land Trust Alliance President’s Award (BahamaIslandsInfo) Declaring that his “bold actions were inspiring......(read more)
Thomas Sandell

Hedge Fund News: Tom Sandell, David Einhorn & SAC Capital Advisors

Sandell Debuts New Activist Fund with $100mn in Assets (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) Thomas Sandell‘s New York-based firm Sandell Asset Management......(read more)
Jim Chanos puppeteer

Hedge Fund News: Jim Chanos, Andrew Hall & BlueCrest Capital Management

Casino mogul Wynn accuses short-seller Chanos of slander in lawsuit (DailyMail) Steve Wynn, the billionaire casino mogul, has filed a lawsuit accusing......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Bruce Kovner, Seth Klarman & Brevan Howard

Caxton Hedge Fund Hires Former BNP Paribas Trader Fourcade (BusinessWeek) Caxton Associates LP, the hedge fund firm co-founded by billionaire Bruce Kovner......(read more)
Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, Bill Ackman & Nouriel Roubini

Sotheby’s Faces Headwinds that Could Hurt Its Investors (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) The activist hedge fund firms that have been pushing for change......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Marc Lasry, Warren Buffett & Marcato Capital Management

Avenue Capital Says Raising 200 Million Pounds for Debt Fund (BusinessWeek) Avenue Capital Group LLC, the U.S. hedge fund founded by billionaire Marc......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, George Soros & Tiger Management

Bridgewater’s Dalio Says Hedge Fund Seeks ‘Radical Truth’ (BusinessWeek) Ray Dalio, who runs the $160 billion Bridgewater Associates LP, said he......(read more)
top hedge funds

Hedge Fund News: Michael Novogratz, Julian Robertson & Marc Faber

Fortress Pays Executives for Expenses to Manage Fortunes (Bloomberg) Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) gave four of its top executives $63 million......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Third Point & Soros Fund Management

Will Warren Buffett win this bet? (MorningStar) Investing icon Warren Buffett made a bet about the relative performances of hedge funds and index funds......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Nelson Peltz, Boaz Weinstein & Tiger Global Management LLC

Break up Du Pont: Trian Fund (GantDaily) In a letter sent to DuPont’s Board of Directors, Trian Fund Management LP urged that DuPont be split up in......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Edward Lampert, George Soros & Bill Ackman

ESL Gives Sears $400 Million Lifeline (Finalternatives) Hedge fund ESL Investments has loaned $400 million to its largest investment, Sears Holdings Corporation......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Phil Falcone, Louis Hanover & Bridgewater Associates

Phil Falcone may ditch Minnesota Wild for Islanders stake (NYPost) Minnesota Wild co-owner Phil Falcone might quit his hockey-crazed home state to make......(read more)
Crispin Odey

Hedge Fund News: Crispin Odey, Jonathan Savitz & Starboard Value LP

Hedge fund equity titans come unstuck in Europe (eFinancialNews) Long/short European equities funds run by Odey Asset Management, Pelham Capital and GLG......(read more)
Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, John Paulson & Carl Icahn

Daniel Loeb’s Third Point Raised $2.5 Billion in Two Weeks (WSJ) New York hedge-fund manager Daniel Loeb has raised a $2.5 billion war chest to......(read more)
David Harding

Hedge Fund News: David Harding, Chris Hohn & Valueact Capital

Hedge fund boss gives £5 million to build new museum maths gallery (Standard) A hedge fund manager who built his business on mathematical reasoning has......(read more)
Dinakar Singh

Hedge Fund News: Dinakar Singh, Julian Robertson & Blue Harbour Group

TPG-Axon Bets Big on a Handful of Investments (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) Dinakar Singh‘s TPG-Axon Capital Management posted slight gains in its......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News: Barry Rosenstein, Steven Cohen & Third Point

Activist Investor Barry Rosenstein to Join Walgreen Board (NYTimes) The activist investor Barry Rosenstein will join the board of Walgreen, the drugstore......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Mark Kingdon & Marcato Capital Management

Billionaire George Soros Braces for a Correction in U.S. Equities (SECFilings) Many billionaire investors have been bracing themselves for a market correction......(read more)
Millennium Management, Catapult Capital Management

Hedge Fund News: Israel Englander, Lee Ainslie & Appaloosa Management LP

Hedge Fund Billionaire Izzy Englander Paid A Record $71 Million For His Palatial Duplex (BusinessInsider) Izzy Englander and his palatial new duplex.......(read more)
Can hedge funds beat the market

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Jim Rogers & Starboard Value LP

Ackman’s Pershing Square Holdings fund up 31.2 YTD (Reuters) Billionaire investor William Ackman‘s Pershing Square Holdings portfolio, the......(read more)

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