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Hedge Fund Highlights: Ken Griffin, Paul Tudor Jones & Bill Ackman

CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP
Citadel’s Griffin Defends HFT (FINalternatives) Citadel Investment Group founder Kenneth Griffin yesterday urged Congress not to ban high-frequency......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Julian Robertson, Nat Rothschild & Marc Lasry

TIGER MANAGEMENT
Hedge fund nearly doubles Delek stake (NashvillePost) A $4.7 billion hedge fund manager run by a disciple of legendary investor Julian Robertson has in......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Paul Singer, Ray Dalio & Perry Capital

Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT
Elliott Associates Hedge Fund Gained 4.6% in First Half (Wall Street Journal) Paul Singer, the hedge-fund manager entangled in a public fight with Argentina......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Jim Simons, Feroz Dewan & Soros Fund Management

RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES
Simonses give $50 million to Cold Spring Harbor lab (NewsDay) Long Island hedge-fund investor James Simons and his wife have given $50 million to the......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: David Einhorn, Paul Singer & Christopher Hohn

David Einhorn
David Einhorn’s top small-cap picks (MarketWatch) Investors, including most billionaire hedge fund managers , can’t generate meaningful outperformance......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Mario Gabelli, Andreas Halvorsen & Steve Eisman

Mario Gabelli with cereal box
SEC agrees to dismiss six year old case against Gabelli’s CIO (Opalesque) In the midst of the credit crisis, Gabelli Funds had another beast to contend......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, Mark Brodsky & David Einhorn

BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES
Failed Bridgewater Associates Relocation to Stamford Cost State $16 Million (Patch) Despite two years of courtship and promises of financial aid and tax......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Bill Ackman, Michael Hintze & Starboard Value

PERSHING SQUARE
Ackman’s Pershing Square Said to Gain 25% in First Half (Bloomberg) Pershing Square Capital Management LP, the hedge-fund firm run by Bill Ackman,......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Daniel Loeb, Nouriel Roubini & Jana Partners

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Loeb’s Third Point flagship fund gains 6 pct in first half (Reuters) Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb‘s main hedge fund returned 6 percent......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Steven Cohen, George Soros & Bill Ackman

Steven Cohen
SEC Gets Subpoena In Steve Cohen Divorce Suit (Law360) Patricia Cohen, the ex-wife of SAC Capital Advisors LP founder Steven Cohen, has subpoenaed the......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Chris Hohn & Carl Icahn

Berkshire Hathaway
Buffett’s Berkshire Sets Final Terms for TV-Station Deal (WSJ) Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) +0.79% added a television station......(read more)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), Mack Cali Realty Corp (CLI), CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP) Among George Soros’ Top Dividend Picks

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George Soros (Soros Fund Management) is one of the best-known investors on the globe. His fund holds an equity portfolio worth more than $10 billion......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: John Paulson, Bill Miller & Bridgewater Associates

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Paulson’s Credit Opportunities fund up 6.6 percent ytd to end-May: source (Reuters) Hedge fund manager John Paulson‘s credit opportunities......(read more)

Dan Loeb’s Third Point: Top Small-Cap Picks Include Sothebys (BID), Intrexon Corp (XON), Ocwen Financial Corp (OCN)

Third Point
Our equity market studies have shown that the most popular small-cap picks ($1 billion – $5 billion market cap) amongst hedge funds have historically......(read more)

Oil States International, Inc. (OIS), CONN’S, Inc. (CONN), Babcock & Wilcox Co (BWC): David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital’s Top Small-Cap Picks

GREENLIGHT CAPITAL
We have come to realize that the most popular small-cap picks ($1 billion – $5 billion market cap) amongst hedge funds have historically outperformed......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Nelson Peltz & Sandell Asset Management

GREENLIGHT CAPITAL David Einhorn
The World Series of Poker $1 Million Buy-In Tournament: The Big One for One Drop (PokerFuse) Hedge fund manager David Einhorn now has the best bad beat......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Bill Ackman, Philip Falcone & Paul Singer

Can hedge funds beat the market
Allergan Poison Pill Won’t Be Triggered by Pershing Call (Bloomberg) Allergan, Inc. (NYSE:AGN) agreed with Pershing Square Capital Management LP that......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Julian Robertson, Steven Cohen & Tudor Investment Corp

Julian Robertson
What the Tiger Cubs Have in Common (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) It has been well documented that many of the descendents of Julian Robertson, Jr.’......(read more)

Realogy Holdings Corp (RLGY), LPL Financial Holdings Inc (LPLA) Among Lone Pine Capital’s Top Small-Cap Picks

Michael Kors Lone Pine Capital
Our research has shown that the most popular small-cap picks amongst hedge funds have historically outperformed the market by 18 percentage points. Thus......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Paul Singer, David Tepper & Sandell Asset Management

Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT
Piggybacking on Billionaire Singer Boosts Debt: Argentina Credit (Bloomberg) Speculators in Argentina’s defaulted debt are looking to ride billionaire......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Nelson Peltz, Barry Rosenstein & Perry Capital

TRIAN PARTNERS
Peltz’s Daughter Credits Him For Acting Inspiration (Finalternatives) Noted activist Nelson Peltz has been called many things over the years, often......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Warren Buffett, John Paulson & Bain Capital

Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett’s BNSF and Canadian Pacific Railway gets U.S. deadline to solve grain backlog (Financial Post) Warren Buffett’s BNSF Railway Co. and......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Christopher Hansen & Highbridge Capital Management

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Balls On George Soros’s Ex-Girlfriend Significantly Bigger Than Previously Thought (DealBreaker) From 2006-2011, former soap opera star Adriana Ferreyr......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Jeffrey Ubben, Paul Singer & Carl Icahn

VALUEACT CAPITAL
Success of ValueAct Hedge Fund Has Dented Its Maneuverability (Wall Street Journal) Activist investor ValueAct Capital Management has long flown under......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Richard Chilton, Thomas Steyer & AQR Capital Management

CHILTON INVESTMENT COMPANY
Three Things This Hedge Fund CEO Doesn’t Want To Hear In An Interview (BusinessInsider) Richard Chilton has been on Wall Street since 1978. In that......(read more)
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