Posts Tagged ‘Marc Lasry Avenue Capital’


Amici Capital Initiates A Huge Position in YRC Worldwide, Inc.(NASDAQ:YRCW)

Amici Capital LLC, managed by Paul Orlin and Alex Porter, initiated a huge position in YRC Worldwide, Inc.(NASDAQ:YRCW). According to a recent filing......(read more)
YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW)

Christopher Pucillo, Solus Alternative Further Increase Their Stake in YRC Worldwide Inc (YRCW)

Christopher Pucillo and Solus Alternative Asset Management have increased their holding of YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) shares. According to a......(read more)
YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW)

Solus Alternative Asset Management Goes Activist on YRC Worldwide (YRCW)

Christopher Pucillo and Solus Alternative Asset Management are bullish about YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW). In a recent filing with the Securities......(read more)

Marc Lasry, Avenue Capital Dump Some Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Shares

In a recent Form 4 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Marc Lasry, the manager of Avenue capital, has revealed the disposal of  more......(read more)
Magnachip Semiconductor Corp

Should You Buy Magnachip Semiconductor Corp (MX)?

Is Magnachip Semiconductor Corp (NYSE:MX) ready to rally soon? Investors who are in the know are becoming hopeful. The number of long hedge fund bets......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP), UBS AG (UBS)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: UBS AG (NYSE:UBS), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited......(read more)
Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN)

Hedge Funds Are Buying Dynegy Inc. (DYN)

Is Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) a cheap investment today? Money managers are taking a bullish view. The number of long hedge fund bets improved by 2 recently......(read more)
MGIC Investment Corp. (NYSE:MTG)

Do Hedge Funds and Insiders Love MGIC Investment Corp. (MTG)?

Is MGIC Investment Corp. (NYSE:MTG) a bargain? Investors who are in the know are getting more optimistic. The number of bullish hedge fund bets rose by......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Barry Rosenstein, Marc Lasry, Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Editor’s Note: Related Tickers: Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Rockwood Holdings......(read more)
YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW)

Should You Buy YRC Worldwide, Inc. (YRCW)?

YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) shareholders have witnessed an increase in activity from the world’s largest hedge funds lately. At the moment......(read more)
Magnachip Semiconductor Corp

Hedge Funds Are Buying Magnachip Semiconductor Corp (MX): JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (ADR) (JASO), Lattice Semiconductor (LSCC)

Magnachip Semiconductor Corp (NYSE:MX) was in 15 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of December. MX has experienced an increase in enthusiasm from......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Marc Lasry, Bill Ackman, Dell Inc. (DELL)

Avenue hedge fund names CIO as Lasry seen getting ambassadorship (Reuters) As speculation mounts that Avenue Capital hedge fund co-founder Marc Lasry......(read more)
Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, Emulex Corporation, Yahoo! Inc.(YHOO)

Third Point Nominee Gains Seat on Yahoo Board (HedgeFund) Hedge fund manager Dan Loeb has gained control of another seat on the board of internet company......(read more)

Billionaire Marc Lasry’s Latest Stock Picks

Marc Lasry was one of the highest paid hedge fund managers in 2010. His Avenue Capital Group invests much of its capital in debt, but its recent 13F filing......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, John Burbank, BarclayHedge

SAC Re bolsters team with four appointments (Artemis) SAC Re the Bermuda based Class 4 reinsurer backed by Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire hedge fund......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Thomas Steyer, Julian Robertson, Blackstone

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)

Billionaire Marc Lasry’s Stock Picks: General Motors Company, CIT Group, Magnachip

With a net worth of $1.3 billion, Marc Lasry manages the famous Avenue Capital Management. The fund lost 10 percent last year—the second worst year......(read more)
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)

Hedge Fund News: Pfizer, General Motors, Paul Tudor Jones

Pfizer-J&J Drop Alzheimer’s Drug Studies After Failure (Bloomberg) Pfizer (PFE) Inc., Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Elan Corp. ended most plans......(read more)

Marc Lasry Video: Phenomenal Opportunities in Europe

Billionaire Marc Lasry, Avenue Capital Chairman, co-founder and CEO, was the guest of Bloomberg TV’s Stephanie Ruhle on “Market Makers”......(read more)

Billionaire Marc Lasry’s Top Picks

Marc Lasry is the co-founder and CEO of Avenue Capital Group. He has made a career focusing on distressed investing that began in the 1980s. Lasry went......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Falcone & LightSquared, Hedge Funds Buy Banks, Insider Trading Cases…

Billionaire Falcone: No Lightsquared Bankruptcy (Reuters) Hedge fund manager Philip Falcone is ruling out a bankruptcy filing for his telecom startup......(read more)

Hedge Funds Q4 Moves And Hedge Fund News: Paulson, Soros, Cohen, Einhorn…

Paulson Files to Approach Hartford Holders About Breakup (Bloomberg) Billionaire John Paulson, who controls an 8.4 percent stake in Hartford Financial......(read more)
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Mudd Steps Down From Fortress, Soros’ Warning, Hedge Funds And Greece…

Hedgies Braving Battered Markets to Go It Alone (Reuters) Several high-profile hedge fund managers are preparing to strike out on their own this year,......(read more)

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

Pershing Names Nominees To Canadian Pacific Board (Reuters) Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP) said William Ackman‘s hedge fund Pershing Square Capital......(read more)
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Hedge Fund Redemption Falls, Top Stocks Picked By Investment Banks, Buffett Blames For Romney’s Tax Rate, Etc…

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)

Marc Lasry’s Avenue Capital Raises $2.1 Billion for New Fund

Marc Lasry’s Avenue Capital is well on its way to securing the $2.5 billion wanted for its second European distressed debt private equity fund –......(read more)
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GO.L Index Declined, Hedge Fund CEO Gets Prison, Sears’ Loans Halted, Buffett Challenges Republicans

Hedge Funds Feel The January Blues As Subscriptions Slip (Reuters) Hedge funds have started the new year with a bout of the January blues, as investors......(read more)

Hedge Funds Bet On Housing, Cohen Bids For LA Dodgers, David Nadel’s Outlook

Big Funds Build Case For Housing (WSJ) Hedge funds run by Caxton Associates LP, SAC Capital Advisors LP, Avenue Capital and Blackstone Group LP have been......(read more)

Quiznos Close to Deal with Lasry’s Avenue Capital

Sandwich chain Quiznos is in danger of bankruptcy reports the Wall Street Journal. If the company does not find a way to restructure its $870 million......(read more)

Yahoo Splits Off Asian Asset, Marc Lasry May Buy Quiznos, Mudd Leaves Fortress

Yahoo To Weigh Deals For Asian Assets: Sources (Reuters) Yahoo Inc. is considering a plan to unload most of its prized Asian assets in a complex deal......(read more)

Hedge Funds Lose After General Motors $GM Shares Tumble

General Motors (GM) share prices fell more than 11% on Wednesday after the company posted a lower third quarter profit than expected after losses in Europe......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Make a Bundle on Dynegy $DYN

Dynegy Inc (DYN) shares shot up 26.10% in trading on Tuesday. The increase came after reports that “Dynegy Inc.’s holding company filed for......(read more)

Marc Lasry’s Avenue Capital and Donald Trump Ante Up to Online Gaming

Poker may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of Donald Trump or Marc Lasry’s Avenue Capital Group, but, if the pair are successful......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Einhorn, Ambrosiadou, Paul Tudor Jones

Japan Tobacco Management Criticized by Fund, FT Says (Bloomberg/FT) The Children’s Investment Fund Management UK LLP sent a letter to Japan’s finance......(read more)
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China’s Property Bubble, Millennium Management’s John Novogratz, Baupost

China’s Property Bubble (Forbes) “If this overheated property market, on all sides of the market, if it does not coool down in 2011, we will continue......(read more)
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Highest Paid Hedge Fund Managers in 2010

Hedge fund managers usually invest a significant portion of their wealth in their own fund. As a result, their annual earnings is driven by their wealth......(read more)

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