Posts Tagged ‘Merger Arbitrage’

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Nelson Peltz Is Still Scaring Companies (BusinessWeek) Mark Fetting, chief executive officer of Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM), was out of time. His biggest......(read more)

10 Most Popular Services Stocks Among Hedge Funds

Julian Robertson
The services sector of the economy ranges from retail and restaurants to shipping to entertainment.  By looking at the 13F filings disclosed by nearly......(read more)

Merger Arbitrage: Capital One ING, Consumer Groups Concerns, Valeant Skin-Care, Gulf Keystone Oil Holdings, Jazz Jumps With Azur Merger

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)
Capital One, ING Defend Merger (Dealbook) Capital One and ING Direct USA mounted a defense of their proposed $9 billion merger, which consumer groups......(read more)

Fannie and Freddie, Activist Position by Third Point, M&A

Fannie and Freddie Third Point
Fannie and Freddie Settlement Near (Dealbook): Regulators are nearing a settlement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over whether the mortgage finance giants......(read more)

M&A Activity, Merger Arbitrage, and Hostile Takeovers

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AT&T – T-Mobile Merger (Dealbook): The federal judge overseeing the case against AT&T’s proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA has......(read more)

Robert Millard and Realm Partners’ Merger Arbitrage Returns

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR)
Realm Partners is a multi-strategy, event-driven hedge fund that was launched in July 2009 by the former directors of Lehman Brothers. Robert Millard,......(read more)

Jamie Zimmerman and Litespeed Management’s Special Situations Plays

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Litespeed Management LLC was founded by Jamie Zimmerman in October 2000. Litespeed is an event-driven hedge fund focusing on special situations, distressed......(read more)

Merger Arbitrage Investors Suffer Significant Losses In June

News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS)
Merger arbitrage funds lost 1.38 percent so far in June, according to Financial Times. Merger arbitrage strategy invests in acquired companies after an......(read more)

John Paulson’s New Favorite Stock Picks

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John Paulson has one of the largest portfolios among prominent hedge fund managers, managing more than $35 Billion. When questioned by some of his investors......(read more)

Richard Perry and Perry Capital’s Recent Portfolio Activity

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Richard Perry’s Perry Capital has a very long and successful track record of beating the market by taking less risk than the market. During the past......(read more)

Merger Arbitrage Plays Hedge Funds Like

GOTHAM ASSET MANAGEMENT
Merger arbitrage is one of the most common hedge fund strategies that can produce relatively small correlations with market returns. This doesn’t mean......(read more)
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