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

Crispin Odey
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)

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Steven Cohen & Sandell Asset Management

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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

BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES
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)

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

Steven Cohen
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)

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

T Boone Pickens with oil bin
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

OMEGA ADVISORS
Despite “Disappointing” Performance, Omega’s Cooperman Still Likes Stocks (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) Omega Advisors founder Leon Cooperman is......(read more)

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

Lone Pine Capital 2014 Q3 Investor Letter
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

TRIAN PARTNERS
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

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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)

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

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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

RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES
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

APPALOOSA MANAGEMENT LP
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 News: George Soros, Ray Dalio & Eric Mindich

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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)

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

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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

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

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

Keith Meister
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

Steve Cohen SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS
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)

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

Crispin Odey
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

BP CAPITAL
PICKENS: I Think Mitt Romney Is Thinking About Running Again (BusinessInsider) Last Friday morning, billionaire energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens was in......(read more)

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

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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)

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

Cinagro Farms
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)

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

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

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

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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)

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

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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

MOORE GLOBAL INVESTMENTS
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)
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