Hedge Funds

Hedge Fund News: Kenneth Griffin, Nelson Peltz & Valueact Capital

Ken Griffin
Citadel Founder Splits With Wife (Finalternatives) Citadel Investment Group founder Kenneth Griffin has filed for divorce from his wife of 10 years. Griffin......(read more)

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP), Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI) and General Motors Company (GM) Amongst Skylands Capital’s Top Picks

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)
As we continue to analyze hedge funds’ 13F filings for the second quarter of 2014, I came across Skylands Capital’s. This hedge fund, managed by Charles......(read more)

Altai Capital Discloses New Position in TerraForm Power Inc. (TERP)

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In its recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Altai Capital, led by Rishi Bajaj, Toby Symonds, and Steve Tesoriere, has revealed......(read more)

Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Initiates Position in Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (IPG)

Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT
Elliott Management, managed by Paul Singer, has disclosed a new position in Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (NYSE:IPG). According to a new filing......(read more)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Newmont Mining Corp (NEM), Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA (ADR) (EBR): Kopernik Global Investors’ Top Picks’ Performance

Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)
Kopernik Global Investors is a hedge fund managed by David Iben, who used to work for Jeff Vinik’s Vinik Asset Management until it was shuttered in......(read more)

Havens Advisors Top New Positions: Covidien plc (COV), Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. (IDIX) and Others

Covidien plc (NYSE:COV)
In its recent 13F filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Nancy Havens-Hasty’s Havens Advisors has disclosed its long equity positions......(read more)

iRobot Corporation (IRBT), Xcerra Corp (XCRA), Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC): SG Capital Management’s Top Q2 Picks

iRobot Corporation
SG Capital Management, a fund led by Ken Grossman and Glen Schneider, filed today its Form 13F for the second quarter of 2014. In this document, the fund......(read more)

Air Transport Services Group Inc. (ATSG), Nature’s Sunshine Prod. (NATR), and Other Small-Caps Comprise Prescott Group’s Top Q2 Picks

Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG)
A few days ago, Phil Frohlich’s Prescott Group Capital Management filed its 13F for the second quarter of 2014. In this document, the hedge fund disclosed......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Whitney Tilson, Robert Atchinson & T Boone Pickens

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WHITNEY TILSON: I Am More Confident In My Herbalife Short Than Ever Before (BusinessInsider) Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson, who runs Kase Capital,......(read more)

Valueact Capital Cuts Stake in Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (DRC) To 2.6% From 6.6%

VALUEACT CAPITAL
Valueact Capital, led by Jeffrey Ubben, has reduced its position in Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (NYSE:DRC). The fund has revealed, in a newly amended filing......(read more)

Dan Loeb’s Third Point LLC Asks The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) To Release Value

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW)
In an interview with CNBC, Andrew Liveris, the chairman & CEO of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), speaks about shareholder activism and also about......(read more)

Mario Gabelli Adds To Position In Hittite Microwave Corp (HITT)

Mario Gabelli
Mario Gabelli still believes Hittite Microwave Corp (NASDAQ:HITT) is a good investment and has increased his fund’s stake in the company. GAMCO......(read more)

Nelso Obus, Wynnefield Capital Further Increase Holding Of Nature’s Sunshine Prod. (NATR)

Nelson Obus
Nelson Obus, the manager of Wynnefield Capital, is still optimistic about the prospects of Nature’s Sunshine Prod. (NASDAQ:NATR) and has increased......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd (QIHU), Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (ADR) (BUD): How Valiant Capital Gained 5.3% in 6 Months

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)
Christopher R. Hansen’s Valiant Capital lost 1.24% in June, although its side pocket portfolio gained 2.56%. The liquid fund, which accounts for more......(read more)

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH), Liberty Global plc (LBYTK): How Lone Pine Capital Lost 1% in 6 Months

Michael Kors Lone Pine Capital
Lone Pine Capital, the hedge fund managed by Tiger cub Stephen Mandel, lost about 1%* in the first half of 2014. One investor in the funds assured that......(read more)

Tiger Global Management Sells Entire Stake in Tuniu Corp (TOUR)

Chase Coleman Tiger Global Management
In a newly amended filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Tiger Global, managed by Feroz Dewan, has disclosed unloading its entire......(read more)

Blue Harbour Group Boosts Position in Rowan Companies PLC (RDC)

Rowan Companies PLC (NYSE:RDC)
Blue Harbour Group, managed by Clifton S. Robbins is bullish on Rowan Companies PLC (NYSE:RDC). A new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission......(read more)

John Burbank, Passport Capital Up Stake In Sungy Mobile Ltd (GOMO)

John Burbank PASSPORT CAPITAL
Is Sungy Mobile Ltd (NASDAQ:GOMO) a great investment? John Burbank seems to think so as his fund has reported a significant increase in its holding of......(read more)

Kevin Kotler, Broadfin Capital Increase Holding Of Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PGNX)

Kevin Kotler
Kevin Kotler is bullish on Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PGNX) and has decided to boost his fund’s investment in the stock. Kotler’......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Larry Robbins, Ken Griffin & Winton Capital Management

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Hedge fund manager Winton Capital making headway with long-only strategy (PIOnline) North American investors are helping Winton Capital Management Ltd......(read more)

Barclays PLC (ADR) (BCS) and Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (DB) under Scrutiny over Tax Evasion Claims

Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS)
Two Global Banks and 13 hedge funds will be the subject of discussions for the coming weeks after a senate subcommittee confirmed it was preparing a report......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Joel Greenblatt & Highfields Capital Management

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Bill Ackman Is About To Deliver Another ‘Nail To Herbalife’s Coffin’ (BusinessInsider) Famed investor Bill Ackman has been in a long......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Eric Mindich, Warren Lichtenstein & Daniel Loeb

ETON PARK CAPITAL
Investors Pull $1 Billion from Eric Mindich’s Eton Park (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) Investors have pulled more than $1 billion from Eric Mindich&#......(read more)

Shire PLC (ADR) (SHPG), Time Warner Cable (TWC): How John Paulson Got His Mojo Back

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John Paulson’s funds posted strong returns in June, especially on the back of merger arbitrage plays, an activity in which Paulson has been involved......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Thomas Steyer & Larry Robbins

Berkshire Hathaway
Warren Buffett donates $2.8 billion to charities (DigitalJournal) Warren Buffett broke his own record by donating $2.8 billion dollars to the Bill and......(read more)
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