Posts Tagged ‘Galleon Group’

Hedge Fund News: Julian Robertson, Joel Greenblatt & Warren Buffett

TIGER MANAGEMENT
Popular Hedge Fund Stocks in Free Fall (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) Monday’s market sell-off hit hard many of the stocks that are most popular among......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, GLG Partners & Marshall Wace Asset Management

Steven Cohen
Insider trading trial puts SAC hedge fund under further pressure (The Guardian) A trial starting this week over what US prosecutors say is the most lucrative......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, David Shaw & Steve Cohen’s Trial

Bill Ackman in crowd
Bill Ackman’s Quiet Activist Campaign Over Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac (Forbes) It has been about 100 hours since William Ackman revealed his Pershing......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Crispin Odey, J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS
Editor’s Note: Related tickers: J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS), Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) SAC Capital Further......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, Carl Icahn, Wells Fargo & Company (WFC)

Dan Loeb THIRD POINT
Dan Loeb’s Third Point hedge fund makes $500m profit from Greek bonds (Telegraph) Mr Loeb has reportedly sold a large part of a $1bn position in......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Thomas Steyer, Julian Robertson, Blackstone

FARALLON CAPITAL
California billionaire moves on from hedge fund, to clean energy (Muckety) Tom Steyer’s announcement last week that he would step down from the hedge......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Julian Robertson, Emmanuel Roman, Ray Dalio

TIGER MANAGEMENT
Tiger Party: Griffin, Coleman to host 80th birthday bash for Julian Robertson (Absolutereturn-Alpha) A streak of grown-up Tiger cubs are reuniting to......(read more)

Hedge Fund News, Doug Whitman Insider Case, Soros, Rogers…

setting up a hedge fund
Whitman Capital Founder Accused of Using Tips From Rajaratnam Insider (Bloomberg) Whitman Capital LLC’s president was charged with taking part in two......(read more)

Hedge Fund News, John Taylor, Kyle Bass, Insider Trading Case, Etc…

Kyle Bass
FX Concepts’ Taylor Shorter on Dollar Than Euro on Fed’s Low-Rate Pledge (Bloomberg) John Taylor, founder of currency- hedge fund FX Concepts LLC,......(read more)

Hedge Fund News, TPG Buys GlobeOp, Warren Buffett, George Soros, Super PAC, Etc…

hedge fund research
TPG Capital Agrees to Acquire GlobeOp Financial Services for $800 Million (Bloomberg) TPG Capital LLP agreeed to buy GlobeOp Financial Services SA, a......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Bluecrest, Japan’s Debt, Jim Rogers, Stock Picks…

GREENLIGHT CAPITAL
Hedge-Fund Liquidity Turned Corner, Says Gayeski (Bloomberg) Troy Gayeski, senior portfolio manager at SkyBridge Capital LLC, discusses liquidity conditions......(read more)

Hedge Fund Redemption Falls, Top Stocks Picked By Investment Banks, Buffett Blames For Romney’s Tax Rate, Etc…

hedge fund research
Hedge Fund Exit Requests At Record Low –Globeop (Reuters) Redemption requests by hedge fund clients have fallen to the lowest monthly level on record......(read more)

Icahn Said to Buy LightSquared Debt, Seth Klarman Invests In Europe, Greece Nears Debt Deal, Etc…

Hedge Fund Strategies
Icahn Said To Buy Lightsquared Debt In Bet On Falcone Venture’s Collapse (Bloomberg) Billionaire Carl Icahn has purchased debt from Philip Falcone’......(read more)

Ackman Plans A Proxy Fight, Todd Combs Posted Gain In Bershire, Chase Coleman Returned 45% In 2011

Bill Ackman PERSHING SQUARE
Ackman Canadian Pacific Proxy Fight Pivots On Ex-CEO’s Work At Rail Rival (Bloomberg) William Ackman’s plan to wage a proxy fight to install a new......(read more)

Adondakis, Tortora and Abbasi May Be Charged with Insider Trading

Insider Trading 3
Investigators are poised to enter new charges against three traders reports the Wall Street Journal. Each of these men work at big-name firms – Neuberger......(read more)

Rajaratnam Fined $92.8M, Citi Launches 3.0, Distressed Debt

Raj Rajaratnam thinking
Rajaratnam Ordered to Pay $92.8 Million Penalty (NYT) A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the convicted hedge fund titan Raj Rajaratnam to pay a $92.8......(read more)

Brencourt, Blackstone, Silverfern Expands, Emma Sugarman

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)
Brencourt To Run Central Park Group Fund Of Funds (FINAlternatives) Fund of hedge funds Central Park Group is getting some help to run its event-driven......(read more)

MF Global Bankrupt, SevenLocks Launch, Weinstein Ponzi, Brent Oil

Raj Rajaratnam thinking
MF Global Files Bankruptcy (CNNMoney) MF Global, a trader in commodities and derivatives, filed for bankruptcy production Monday, according to a court......(read more)

Gupta Insider Trading, Icahn Leaks, Tilson Salesforce Short Sale

insider trading
Rajat Gupta Faces 5 Counts of Securities Fraud and 1 Count of Conspiracy to Commit (NYTimes) Rajat K. Gupta, a former Goldman Sachs director who surrendered......(read more)

Rajat Gupta Surrendered to FBI Over Insider Trading Charges

insider trading
Rajat Gupta surrendered Wednesday morning to Federal Bureau of Investigation officials over charges of insider trading reports the New York Times. According......(read more)

Steve Cohen’s SAC Capital in SEC Cougar Probe

SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS
The SEC is not done with Steve Cohen nor Raj Rajaratnam reports BusinessInsider. It has launched a probe into the activities of several hedge funds regarding......(read more)

Rajaratnam Sentencing – Sri Lankan Native Gets 11 Years

insider trading
Rajaratnam Sentencing Prosecutors alleged billionaire Rajaratnam gained about $64 Million through insider trading, just a fraction of what his hedge fund......(read more)

Intagible Assets Popular with Hedge Funds, Hedge Fund Employee Bonuses

PAULSON & CO
Paulson’s Fund Lost 47% YTD (Bloomberg) John Paulson, the billionaire who is betting on an economic recovery by the end of 2012, has lost 47 percent......(read more)

Goffer Sentenced to 3 Years

Raj Rajaratnam thinking
Hedge fund trader Emanuel Goffer was sentenced to 3 years on Friday, October 7 for insider trading by US District Judge Richard Sullivan. Goffer was also......(read more)

Raj Rajaratnam to be Sentenced Next Week

Raj Rajaratnam thinking
Raj Rajaratnam is scheduled to be sentenced next week. Rajaratnam, the founder of Galleon Group, was convicted of insider trading by a  federal court......(read more)
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