Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Warren Buffett & Jim Rogers

Page 1 of 2

John Kerry Set to Introduce George Soros at State Department Forum (TheBlaze)
Secretary of State John Kerry is set to introduce billionaire investor George Soros at a State Department forum Tuesday, the Washington Free Beacon reported. Kerry will make the introduction at 1:30 p.m. at the event sponsored by the George C. Marshall Center, a German-based security and defense institute operated by both the U.S. Department of Defense and German Defense Ministry. A State Department spokeswoman confirmed to TheBlaze that Kerry will introduce Soros, but stressed that the forum is an in-house event for department employees only, not a public or press event.

hedge fund research

Athenahealth responds to hedge fund critic (BostonGlobe)
Jonathan Bush was made for television. Or maybe it’s the other way around. He was certainly in his element last week, cycling through the business news stations on cable and online with trademark high energy and plenty of edgy one-liners. But this time, Bush was in the rare position of playing defense, trying to explain why everything was just fine at athenahealth, Inc (NASDAQ:ATHN), the Watertown health information company he runs. Bush was pushing back against an influential hedge fund manager, David Einhorn, who is well known for targeting companies he considers overvalued. Athenahealth stock has gotten clobbered recently, falling by 50 percent in just two months. Einhorn thinks it might plunge another 80 percent.

SunGard launches Hedge360 Risk Reporting Service for hedge funds (Fx-MM)
SunGard announces the launch of its Hedge360 Risk Reporting Service which provides hedge funds with independently validated data and analytics to help meet investor demand for due diligence and high-quality risk management strategies. Delivered as a managed service and fully hosted, Hedge360 Risk Reporting Service provides macro-scenario analysis and stress testing enabling hedge funds to build and maintain the institutional credibility they need to raise assets and achieve growth. The new service will help hedge funds gain a competitive advantage by ensuring an independent view of risk through increased monitoring of multi asset classes and instruments, improved data management and more accurate modeling of assets.

Asset surge propels Duet beyond $5bn barrier (eFinancialNews)
Duet, whose activities span hedge funds and long-only funds, private equity, and funds of hedge funds, managed more than $5 billion by the end of March this year, according to the firm’s website, up from roughly $3 billion the year before. Gabay told Financial News the rise in group assets was driven by “organic growth”. The group’s UK hedge fund business, called Duet Asset Management Limited, was responsible for a large chunk of the growth in assets.

Singapore’s Temasek starts hedge fund venture with Dymon Asia Capital (PIOnline)
Temasek Holdings, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, will start a venture with Dymon Asia Capital (Singapore) to back new hedge fund managers and strategies as it becomes a minority stakeholder in the firm. Temasek committed $500 million initially that will be managed by Dymon, a hedge fund manager based in Singapore, according to Dymon President Jay Luo. Temasek spokesman Stephen Forshaw confirmed the partnership in an e-mailed statement. The statement didn’t disclose the size of Temasek’s stake while Mr. Luo didn’t elaborate when asked by phone.

Breaking Up Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Would Be a Terrible Mistake (Fool)
Thornton O’glove, an eminent financial writer, recently advanced a curious proposition: Spin off Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) subsidiaries and break Warren Buffett‘s company apart. In opposing this idea, I find myself in the rather incongruous position of defending Mr O’glove’s interest against his own will, as he is a shareholder of Berkshire and I am not. …In the 1960s, it was conglomeration. Today, the scale has turned full circle to the new fad of spinoffs. A favorite among activists like Nelson Peltz and Carl Icahn, these schemes are almost always justified on the merits of “focus” and the ideal of “shareholder value.”

Cramer’s Mad Dash: Why retail will be good (CNBC)

Page 1 of 2
blog comments powered by Disqus
Insider Monkey Headlines
Insider Monkey Small Cap Strategy
Insider Monkey Small Cap Strategy

Insider Monkey beat the market by 52 percentage points in 24 months Click to see monthly returns in table format!

Lists

50 Crazy Facts About Japan You Won’t Believe

Top 10 Least Expensive Hybrid Cars to Save the Planet With

The 10 Biggest ‘Gate’ Controversies in History

The 10 States with the Highest Nursing Shortages Leaving Their Hospitals Depleted

The 10 Best Value Investment Blogs that Every Investor Must Read

The 6 Cheapest Boarding Schools in Europe 2015

The 5 Most Expensive Cars To Insure in the World

The 10 Most Common Genetically Modified Foods

10 Self-Made Billionaires Who Came From Nothing

The 10 Most Expensive Cities to Live in North America

The 13 Most Expensive Headphones in the World to Represent

The Top 20 Wealthiest Soccer Teams in 2014

4 BuzzWorthy Cannabis Stocks And Some Smoking Derivative Plays

The 10 Healthiest Fast Food Chains in America to Dine At

The 5 Most Expensive Cat Food Brands You Can Spoil Your Kitty With

The 6 Best eCommerce Platforms for Small Businesses

The 10 Worst Mistakes an Entrepreneur Can Make

The 5 Most OP Characters in League of Legends to Carry Games and Crush Foes With

The 5 Best Foods to Eat Before Running that Will Help You Pound the Pavement

10 Glaring Plot Holes in The Walking Dead that a Zombie-Filled Bus Could Drive Through

The 5 Biggest Celebrity Stoners Who Love Their Reefer

The 10 Most Overrated Movies Of All Time by Out-of-Touch Critics

Top 6 Least Expensive Cruise Destinations For 2015 that Will Take You to Paradise

10 States with Lowest Substance Abuse Rates in America

The 14 Most Watched TV Finales Ever

The 10 Best Selling Role Playing Games of All Time for PC

10 Most Influential Papers In Economics

Top 8 Biggest Charities in the US

10 Worst Celebrity Career Moves Ever

Top 10 Best Paid Tennis Stars in the World

10 Cities with High Demand for Nurses

6 of the Worst Greeting Card Messages Ever Crafted

How to Make Money in ArcheAge and Build Your Empire

10 Foods To Eat To Lower Cholesterol Levels

The 10 Most Hated Television Characters of All Time

The 30 Worst Halloween Costume Ideas Ever Brought to Horrible Life

10 Vocational Skills in Demand Today with Jobs Waiting to be Filled

10 Best Places to Visit in Central and South America

The 10 Greatest Empires in History Which Nearly Conquered the World

The 6 Cheapest Boarding Schools In America 2015

5 Clear Reasons LoL is Better than DotA, Continues to Rule MOBAs

The Only 9 Teams with a Chance to Win the Super Bowl

The 15 Most Common Phobias in America that Induce Fits of Panic

Top 6 Least Expensive Tourist Destinations in 2014

Jim Goetz, Peter Fenton, Jim Breyer: Top 6 Venture Investors for 2014

Top 15 Billionaires in 2014

5 Pitfalls To Avoid When Buying a Franchise

Top 20 Medical Schools in the US – 2014 Rankings

4 Business Strategies that Turned Jamie Oliver into the World’s Richest Chef

6 Qualities That Make You A Good Team Player

Subscribe

Enter your email:

Delivered by FeedBurner

X

Thanks! An email with instructions is sent to !

Your email already exists in our database. Click here to go to your subscriptions

Insider Monkey returned 47.6% in its first year! Wondering How?

Download a complete edition of our newsletter for free!