Posts Tagged ‘LightSquared’

Bill Ackman, Phil Falcone’s LightSquared, Hedge Funds and Greece

Bill Ackman PERSHING SQUARE
Pershing Names Nominees To Canadian Pacific Board (Reuters) Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP) said William Ackman‘s hedge fund Pershing Square Capital......(read more)

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

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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)

Icahn, Tepper and Beal Bet on LightSquared’s Collapse

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“Billionaire Carl Icahn has purchased debt from Philip Falcone’s LightSquared Inc.’s bondholders as the satellite-broadband-service provider......(read more)

Harbinger’s LightSquared Says Tests ‘Rigged’, Not Raising Capital

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LightSquared, the wireless company trying to develop a nationwide 4G system, said yesterday that the recent tests conducted by the Defense Department......(read more)

Insider-Trading Probe News, Kodak Filed Bankruptcy, Hedge Fund May Sue Greece, etc.

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Days of Easy Money Over for Fund Managers: Alice Schroeder (Bloomberg) As a profit-making endeavor, managing other people’s money is hard to beat. The......(read more)

Federal Agencies Recommend Against Harbinger’s LightSquared

HARBINGER
Harbinger Capital Partner‘s wireless venture LightSquared suffered another blow last week after nine federal agencies unanimously recommended an......(read more)

Canadian Pacific Cautioned Ex-Chief To Stay Away From Ackman, Icahn Buys $CVI, European Hedge Funds Bet China Down

Bill Ackman PERSHING SQUARE
Canadian Pacific Rival Warns Ex-Chief To Stay Away From Ackman (Deal Book) The Canadian National Railway publicly cautioned its former chief executive......(read more)

Paulson Persists With Property, Coleman Raise $XRS, Top 10 Fund Managers Loved By Hedge Funds, Hedge Funds On Greek Debt…

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Billionaire Paulson Persists With Property (Bloomberg) Paulson’s credit funds owned at least $2.4 billion of mortgage- backed securities on a “notional......(read more)

HFs Bet On Greek Default, HFs Urge To Remove Private Funds’ Restrictions, Soros’ Predictions, Rogers Still Owns The Euro

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Hedge Fund Velite Nabs Natgas Crown From Arnold (Reuters) Move over, John Arnold: the U.S. natural gas market has a new hedge-fund king, operating as......(read more)

Harbinger’s LightSquared Gets Break in $13.5B Deal with Sprint $S

HARBINGER
Phil Falcone’s Harbinger Capital finally gets a break. The $1.52-billion hedge fund owns the lion’s share of LightSquared, a company that......(read more)

Elliott Sells Relativity Media Stake, Cohen Adds Member, Seth Klarman’s Mega-Quarry Investment, Sprint Invests In Lightsquared

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Hedge Funds Fall 4.9% As Long/Short, Macro Funds Suffer (FINalternatives) Hedge funds sank almost 5% last year amidst market volatility and the European......(read more)

Hedge Funds Took In $3.6 Billion In November, Lampert Cuts Autozone

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Relativity Media Investor Elliott Says Movie-Fund Adviser Joe Is Leaving (Bloomberg) Elliott Management Corp., the hedge fund that backed filmmaker Relativity......(read more)

Falcone’s LightSquared Hires Montagner as New CFO

HARBINGER
Phil Falcone‘s troubled wireless venture, LightSquared, is getting a new CFO, reports FINAlternatives. The company announced that Marc Montagner......(read more)

Falcone’s LightSquared Presses FCC Over Network

HARBINGER
Phil Falcone’s Harbinger Capital is the primary shareholder in communications company LightSquared, owning all but a sliver of the company. LightSquared......(read more)

Afternoon Aggregate News: David Einhorn’s “Big Short”, Amaranth’s $77.1 Million Settlement

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Exclusive: An Inside Look At David Einhorn’s “Big Short” (Reuters) Hedge fund manager David Einhorn is taking an even harder line against......(read more)

Falcone’s LightSquared Could Be Running Out of Cash

HARBINGER
LightSquared, “the upstart wireless company that is being bankrolled by Philip Falcone’s $5 billion Harbinger Capital Partners hedge fund......(read more)

Afternoon Aggregate News: LightSquared Runs Out Of Cash, Paulson Victimized, Cliff Asness Goes Mutual

HARBINGER
Clay Capital’s Turner Pleads Guilty In $2.5 Million Insider-Trading Case (Bloomberg) James F. Turner II, 44, the chief investment officer of hedge fund......(read more)

Paulson’s Gold Plunges, LightSquared Disrupts Plane Safety, Marketer Pay Increases

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Paulson’s Bright Spot May Fade As Gold Plunges (Bloomberg) The hedge-fund titan John Paulson, enduring the worst year in his career, may be facing a......(read more)

Falcone’s LightSquared Test Results Leaked

HARBINGER
Phil Falcone has had a rough week. First, he gets the notice that charges from the SEC are likely following (read about it here). The issue appears to......(read more)

Harbinger’s Falcone in SEC Crosshairs

HARBINGER
Fund manager Phil Falcone is under the gun. The SEC filed Wells notices on Falcone and his hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners on Friday, indicating......(read more)

Hedge Funds Liquidations Up, Taylor Losses, Highbridge Makes Arjun Asia Head

Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS
Hedge Funds Liquidations Increase In Third Quarter (Bloomberg) Hurt by the market volatility triggered by the European sovereign debt crisis, hedge funds......(read more)

Harbinger Capital’s Newest LightSquared Hurdle – Senator Roberts

HARBINGER
Phil Falcone’s Harbinger Capital has really had a time of things lately. The hedge fund owns a significant stake in a company called LightSquared......(read more)

Phil Falcone’s Harbinger Capital Down 17% in September

HARBINGER
Phil Falcone’s Harbinger Capital lost big last month according to Reuters. His flagship fund, Harbinger Capital Partners Fund II, L.P., lost almost......(read more)

Phil Falcone’s LightSquared Hires More Lobbyists To Resolve “Technical” Issues

HARBINGER
Phil Falcone, the man behind the Harbinger fund and financier, is facing opposition over his Reston-based startup LightSquared reports the Washington......(read more)

Phil Falcone In Heat Over LightSquared

HARBINGER
Philip Falcone, founder and manager of Harbinger Capital Partners, is facing heat for his investment in LightSquared. The wireless communications company......(read more)
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