Hedge Funds

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Tyco International plc (Ireland) Ordinary Share (TYC), Carnival Corporation (CCL): Edinburgh Partners’ Top 3 Picks for the Fourth Quarter

Sandy Nairn
Sandy Nairn’s Edinburgh Partners revealed their top three picks for the last quarter of 2014 in their latest 13F filing with the U.S. Securities and......(read more)

CGI Group Inc. (USA) (GIB), Gildan Activewear Inc (USA) (GIL), Intercontinental Exchange Inc (ICE): Sprott Asset Management Top Picks at End-2014

CGI Group
Sprott Asset Management, founded by Eric Sprott, recently filed disclosed its equity portfolio, as held at the end of December 2014, in a new filing with......(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)

Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI): Carl Icahn Pushes for Two Board Seats Ahead of Planned Split of Company

Carl Icahn as viking
Activist investor Carl Icahn has expressed his intention to obtain two seats on the Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI)’s board in an effort to counter......(read more)

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (ETH), Quanex Building Products Corporation (NX): Odey Asset Management Discloses Its Latest Equity Portfolio Moves

Crispin Odey
In new filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Odey Asset Management Group, led by Crispin Odey, reported that it cut its exposure to......(read more)

Sanchez Energy Corp (SN), Swift Transportation Co (SWFT): Odey Asset Management Discloses Its Latest Moves

Crispin Odey
Crispin Odey’s Odey Asset Management shed its entire stake in Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN), which amounted to 2.2 million shares. In addition, the......(read more)

eHealth, Inc. (EHTH): Deerfield Management Picked a Bad Time to Buy 1 Million Shares of This Company

EHTH EHealth Inc logo
eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) appears to have a major proponent in James E Flynn’s Deerfield Management, as the health-focused hedge fund continues......(read more)

Biglari Holdings Inc (BH): GAMCO Investors Ups Stake To 6.59%

Mario Gabelli
GAMCO Investors, managed by Mario Gabelli, has raised its exposure to Biglari Holdings Inc (NYSE:BH). In a newly-amended filing with the U.S. Securities......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Paul Singer, Stanley Druckenmiller, Alan Howard

Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT
Paul Singer: ‘Cushion to Withstand Risks Is Very Low’ (CNBC) Paul Singer thinks the recent dramatic move in the Swiss franc—and resulting......(read more)

Career Education Corp. (CECO): Blum Capital Partners Cuts Activist Stake To 9.4%

Richard Blum
Blum Capital Partners, managed by Richard Blum, has reduced its position in Career Education Corp. (NASDAQ:CECO). A new filing with the U.S. Securities......(read more)

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation (TKMR): RA Capital Management Discloses 10% Passive Stake

Peter Kolchinsky
It was revealed in a filing yesterday with the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission that RA Capital Management has opened a large, passive position......(read more)

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (DD), PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP), Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ): Trian Partners’ Top Picks for the Fourth Quarter

TRIAN PARTNERS
In its latest 13F filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Nelson Peltz’s Trian Partners disclosed its top 3 picks for the fourth quarter......(read more)

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Apple Inc. (AAPL): Highland Capital Management Discloses Top 3 Picks For Q4

Merck & Co., Inc.
In its latest 13F form filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Steven Wishnia’s Highland Capital Management LLC disclosed its top......(read more)

Famous Dave’s of America Inc (DAVE), RLJ Entertainment Inc (RLJE): Wexford Capital’s Latest Moves

Famous Dave's Of America
Charles Davidson’s Wexford Capital has fired a return salvo against Lioneye Capital Management, adding 10,000 shares to their holding of Famous......(read more)

Covidien plc (COV), Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR), Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW): Rail-Splitter Capital Management’s New Picks

Covidien plc (NYSE:COV)
Rail-Splitter Capital Management, managed by John Croghan and Richard Fradin, recently filed its 13F Form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission......(read more)

Starboard Value Urges Insperity Inc (NSP) To Consider Potential Sale

Jeff Smith
In a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Starboard Value LP, the hedge fund managed by Jeffrey Smith, revealed a letter it sent......(read more)

Banc of California Inc (BANC): Oaktree Capital Management Discloses New Position

OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
Howard Marks’s Oaktree Capital Management has opened a stake in Banc of California Inc (NYSE:BANC). According to a new 13G Form filed with the U.S.......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL): Odey Asset Management Scores Big on Swatch Short as it Bets on iWatch

Crispin Odey
We reported back in November that Crispin Odey’s Odey Asset Management was in the midst of a rough fiscal 2015. As of the end of October, the London......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, John Paulson, Jeffrey Smith

BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES
Hedge Funds Had a Horrible Year, But Managers Are Billionaires (New York Post) Hedge funds just finished one of their worst years in recent memory —......(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)

Greenlight Capital Investor Letter 2014 Q4

David Einhorn Greenlight Capital
Greenlight Capital’s 2014 Q4 investor letter can be downloaded below. David Einhorn‘s long-short partly activist hedge fund returned 8% in......(read more)

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

VALUEACT CAPITAL
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)

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK): Monarch Alternative Capital Ups Activist Stake

Star Bulk Carriers
Monarch Alternative Capital, led by Michael Weinstock, has raised its exposure to Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK). In a newly-amended filing with......(read more)

SPX Corporation (SPW): Relational Investors Continues to Unload Shares

Ralph Whitworth
Ralph V. Whitworth’s Relational Investors reduced its stake in SPX Corporation (NYSE:SPW) by around 740,000 shares last Friday. According to the 13D......(read more)

Rockwood Holdings Inc. (ROC): OZ Management Stake Erased Following Merger

Och-Ziff Capital Management
In a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, OZ Management, a hedge fund managed by Daniel S. Och, has disclosed that it no longer......(read more)
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