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Hedge Funds


Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) Enters Into Loan Agreement with ESL Partners, Cascade Investments

As revealed in a recent 13D filing with the SEC, Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) signed a loan agreement with Edward Lampert‘s ESL Partners......(read more)
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Real Estate Fund AEW Capital’s 13F Holdings Boast Solid Gains

Founded in 1981, Boston-based AEW Capital Management is one of the leading real estate funds on the Street today. For the last 15 years, the fund has......(read more)
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s 13F Picks Show Strong Results

Michael Larson might be relatively unknown, perhaps owing to the fund manager’s efforts to stay out of the public eye, but he certainly has one......(read more)

Billionaire David Einhorn’s 13F Portfolio in Green Despite Sinking Sunedison

David Einhorn‘s Greenlight Capital had a disastrous 2015 as the fund posted losses to the tune of 20%. This marked the second losing year in the......(read more)

Billionaire Activist Paul Singer’s Stock Picks Deliver Solid Q1

Paul Singer is renowned for refusing to settle claims concerning the $1 billion that his Elliott Management is owed by the Argentinian government. He......(read more)
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Heron Therapeutics, Inc. (HRTX): Tang Capital Partners Raises Stake to 17%

According to a newly-amended 13D filing with the US SEC, Kevin C. Tang‘s Tang Capital Management owns 6.53 million shares of Heron Therapeutics......(read more)
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Toronto-based Breton Hill Added These 5 Stocks to its Portfolio in Q1

Toronto-based Breton Hill Capital recently submitted its 13F filing with the SEC for the reporting period of March 31, revealing a U.S equity portfolio......(read more)
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Icahn Enterprises L.p. (IEP): Billionaire Carl Icahn’s Icahn Capital Raises Stake

According to a newly-amended 13D filing with the US SEC, Carl Icahn‘s Icahn’s Capital LP owns 120.50 million depositary units representing......(read more)
Donald Yacktman

Value Investing Guru Donald Yacktman Propelled to Strong Q1 by Top Picks

Some analysts and investors believe that value investing will achieve a comeback in the foreseeable future, as growth stocks have outperformed value stocks......(read more)

E.W. Scripps Co (SSP): GAMCO Investors Reports 12.53% Stake

According to a newly-amended 13D filing with the US SEC, Mario Gabelli‘s GAMCO Investors and its affiliates collectively own a total of 9.02 million......(read more)
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Billionaires Paulson and Icahn Trim Stakes In 2 Companies; Plus Latest News on 2 Proxy Fights

According to a fresh article posted by the Wall Street Journal, the New York City Employees’ Retirement System, the largest public employee pension......(read more)

Here’s Why You Should Pay Attention to Stanley Druckenmiller’s Top Picks

The Ira Sohn conference is an event that features some of the most important people from the investing community, which share their insights in the name......(read more)

Video: Lessons From the Great Minds of Investing

William Green talks about John Templeton, Howard Marks, Bill Miller, Bill Ackman, and Mohnish Pabrai in this video. The most important lesson shared in......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Why You Should Pay Attention to Activist Jeff Smith’s Latest Moves

Ira Sohn Investment Conference is one of the most awaited events that aside from supporting an important cause, ending childhood cancer, also has the......(read more)
William Martin Raging Capital Management

Activist Fund Raging Capital Jettisons 2 Massive Positions, Plus Noteworthy Moves from 2 Other Hedge Funds

According to analysts at Morgan Stanley, traditional hedge funds experienced their worst quarterly performance since the financial crisis in the first......(read more)

Billionaire Seth Klarman’s Picks Beat the Market in Q1

Seth Klarman‘s Baupost Group is one of the largest hedge funds in the world, with about $27 billion in assets under management. The fund posted......(read more)
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Should We Pay Attention to Billionaire David Einhorn’s Long and Short Bets?

Billionaire David Einhorn is one of the most-followed Wall Street activist investors and the founder of Greenlight Capital. Greenlight under Einhorn&#......(read more)
Lei Zhang Hillhouse Capital

Weakening China Drags Down Billionaire Lei Zhang in Q1

Yale University graduate Lei Zhang founded Hillhouse Capital Management in 2005 with the objective to employ fundamentals-based, bottom-up analysis in......(read more)
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Five Healthcare Stocks that Disappointed Hedge Funds

There probably is no other sector that has burned hedge funds this year as bad as healthcare has. Though the decline in the sector started in the second......(read more)
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Outerwall Inc (OUTR) Enters Into Cooperation Agreement With Engaged Capital

As revealed in a recent 13D filing with the US SEC, on April 11,  Glen W. Welling‘s Engaged Capital LLC entered into a Cooperation Agreement with......(read more)

Billionaire Nelson Peltz Sells 9.9% Stake in Legg Mason Inc. (LM) to Singapore Investment Firm, Plus Three Other Hedge Fund Moves

Hedge funds are alternative investment vehicles available only to high-net-worth individuals, so most retail investors cannot afford the luxury of investing......(read more)

Legg Mason, Inc. (LM): Trian Partners Unloads Almost Entire Stake

According to a recent 13D filing with the US SEC, billionaire Nelson Peltz‘s Trian Fund Management has sold 10.53 million shares of Legg Mason Inc......(read more)
Jacob Rothschild - RIT Capital

Billionaire Jacob Rothschild’s Stock Picking Performance Does Not Disappoint Despite Containing Some Losers

Billionaire Jacob Rothschild is a British investment banker and a member of the famous Rothschild banking family. Lord Rothschild serves as the Chairman......(read more)
Jeff Smith

A Look Into Jeff Smith, John Paulson & Two Other Investors’ Latest Moves

The hedge fund industry recovered some losses incurred in the first two months of 2016 during March, which marked one of the best months for the industry......(read more)
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KLR Energy Acquisition Corp. (KLRE): Polar Asset Management Partners Reports 11% Passive Stake

In a recent filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Polar Asset Management Partners reported a passive stake in KLR Energy Acquisition......(read more)
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Hedge Funds’ Top Energy Picks Show Strong Gains

If one makes a list of the sectors that have underperformed in the last two years, there is no doubt that the energy sector will occupy the one of the......(read more)
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MINDBODY Inc (MB): Clearbridge Investments Reports 6.7% Position

According to a recent 13G filing with the US SEC, Clearbridge Investments, LLC owns 1.09 million shares of MINDBODY Inc (NASDAQ:MB), which account for......(read more)
David Winters

Consolidated Tomoka Land Co (CTO): Wintergreen Advisers To Vote Against All Directors and Other Proposals

In an open letter attached to a recent filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, David Winters‘ Wintergreen Advisers expressed its......(read more)
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Ovascience, Inc. (OVAS): Hedge Funds Are Overweight This Biotech Stock

Jennison Associates is on a shopping spree. Last week we reported a large biotech purchase by Jennison. Today we will report Jennison’s 600K share......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Here’s How Stephen Mandel’s Lone Pine Capital Performed In Q1

Billionaire Stephen Mandel‘s Lone Pine Capital didn’t suffer the same fate in 2015 as most of its large hedge funds peers. While the firm......(read more)
Jeremy Mindich - Scopia Capital

Retrophin, Inc. (RTRX): Hedge Funds Are Crazy About This Fallen Angel

Retrophin, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTRX) shares were trading as high as $37 last summer but like most small-cap biotech stocks lost a large chunk of its value since......(read more)
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Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc. (STAF): Hal Mintz’s Sabby Capital Reports 5.50% Stake

In a recent filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Hal Mintz‘s Sabby Capital reported holding 5.50% of Staffing 360 Solutions Inc......(read more)
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Axiall Corp (AXLL): Shapiro Capital Management Ups Stake Ahead of Proxy Contest

Samuel Shapiro’s Shapiro Capital Management has lifted its stake in Axiall Corp (NYSE:AXLL) to 7.04 million shares, up from 6.87 million shares......(read more)

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd (BXE): Billionaire Value Investor Seth Klarman Unloads 15 Million Shares

In a new 13G filing with the SEC, Seth Klarman‘s Baupost Group has revealed that it has significantly cut its stake in Bellatrix Exploration Ltd (......(read more)

Billionaire Steve Cohen’s Point72 Asia (Singapore)’s 13F Posts Strong Returns Betting on Commodities

Apart from his family office Point72 Asset Management, billionaire trader Steve Cohen also manages his personal fortune through Asia-focused subsidiaries......(read more)
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Have Billionaires Made the Right Call Betting on These Stocks?

There are a few investors on the Street today who can boast of performing well during their investing career, so well, that they have managed to become......(read more)
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Brazilian Billionaire Jorge Paulo Lemann Cashes in on Energy Bets

Billionaire Jorge Paulo Lemann‘s 3G Capital made some major changes in its equity portfolio during the final quarter of 2015 and is reaping rich......(read more)

A Look at Performance of Hedge Funds’ Five High-Dividend Bets

Income stocks definitely need to account for a large share of one’s retirement portfolio, as most income stocks are usually associated with lower levels......(read more)
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Five Hedge Funds’ Picks that Show Strong Gains

If there is one topic that has been continuously discussed in business news since the beginning of this year, it has to be the underperformance of the......(read more)
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Five Stocks that Helped Starboard Value’s Equity Portfolio Return 6.5% in Q1

If one starts a discussion on activist investors or their campaigns today, there is only a slim possibility that the name Starboard Value LP won’......(read more)
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Sprott Asset Management’s 13F Portfolio Posts 10.77% Gain in Q1

Insider Monkey calculates a fund’s long stock picking skill by looking at the weighted average returns of its long positions in companies with a market......(read more)

Willis Towers Watson Plc (WLTW): No, ValueAct’s Position Isn’t A New Activist Stake

ValueAct Capital filed a brand new 13D regarding Willis Towers Watson Plc (WLTW) shares this week. This isn’t a brand new activist position though......(read more)
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Foster L B Co (FSTR): Snow Capital Management Cuts Its Stake

In a recent 13G filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Snow Capital Management reported holding 4.6% of L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR......(read more)
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ProQR Therapeutics N.V. (PRQR): Jennison Associates Grabbed A Large Chunk Of This Biotech Stock

ProQR Therapeutics N.V. (NASDAQ:PRQR) is a tiny $134 million company with a daily trading volume of only $500 thousand. Yet, it managed to attract a......(read more)

Trovagene, Inc. (TROV): Bridger Management Reports 11% Stake and Goes Activist

In a newly-amended 13D filing, Roberto Mignone‘s Bridger Management reported holding 3.29 million shares of TrovaGene Inc (NASDAQ:TROV) which represent......(read more)
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iPass Inc (IPAS): Adam Hutt’s Leviticus Partners Keeps Buying

iPass Inc (NASDAQ:IPAS) shares are up more than 13% this year partly because of recent hedge fund interest. Adam Hutt’s Leviticus Partners disclosed......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Starboard Value Takes Aim at a New Activist Target, Plus All the Details on 3 Other Filings

Numerous stock market watchers may be wondering how many hedge fund vehicles are able to generate exceptional trading profits over the long-term for their......(read more)
Thomas Brown Tom Brown

Is Consumer Portfolio Services Inc (CPSS) A Good Stock to Buy Right Now?

Is Consumer Portfolio Services Inc (CPSS) a good stock to buy right now after a 20% year-to-date decline? Tom Brown’s Second Curve Capital thinks......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Darden Restaurants Inc (DRI): Jeff Smith Exits Successful Activist Campaign; Starboard Trims Stake

According to a newly-amended 13D filing, Jeff Smith‘s Starboard Value has trimmed its exposure to Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) to 6.62 million......(read more)
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13D Filing: Starboard Value Reports Stake and Goes Activist on Depomed Inc (DEPO)

According to a recent 13D filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Jeff Smith‘s Starboard Value LP has acquired a valuable position in......(read more)

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