Posts Tagged ‘Philip Falcone Harbinger Capital’


Harbinger Capital Disposes Shares of Harbinger Group Inc (HRG)

Phil Falcone’s Harbinger Capital Partners has sold around 2.72 million shares of Harbinger Group Inc (NYSE:HRG), a recent SEC filing showed. The fund......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Louis Bacon, Credit Suisse Group AG (CS), DISH Network Corp. (DISH)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE:CS), Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH), Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Philip Falcone, Citigroup Inc (C), MBIA Inc. (MBI)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C), MBIA Inc. (NYSE:MBI), The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK) Falcone Reaches......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: John Kleinheinz, Philip Falcone, Telus Corporation

Hedge funds Kleinhenz Capital and Corriente Advisors to shut down (Opalesque) Hedge funds Kleinheinz Capital Partners Inc., and Corriente Advisors have......(read more)

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Maverick Capital Partner to Leave (WSJ) Maverick Capital Ltd.’s Steve Galbraith, who left a top investment-strategist post at Morgan Stanley MS +......(read more)
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Third Point’s Loeb boosts Yahoo stake (Reuters) Hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb has upped his stake in Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) by about 2.5 million shares......(read more)

SEC Said to Authorize Lawsuit Against Harbinger’s Falcone – Bloomberg

We received an email alert from Bloomberg News regarding billionaire hedge fund manager Phil Falcone. Bloomberg’s Katherine Burton and Joshua Gallu......(read more)
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You’re Not Warren Buffett, So Don’t Invest Like Him (TheStreet) Warren Buffett continues to buy small-town newspapers. These moves might prompt......(read more)

Lightsquared Buys Time with Inmarsat Payment

Lightsquared Inc., the U.S. group attempting to build a wireless network using satellite spectrum, has recently made an overdue payment of $56.25 million......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News : Philip Falcone, Soros, Icahn

Philip Falcone : Billionaire on the Brink (TheDailyBeast) The hedge-fund manager is facing possible bankruptcy of his LightSquared telecom company, censure......(read more)

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Seth Klarman’s Margin of Safety (Frank Voisin) Seth Klarman’s classic Margin of Safety is the most concise introductory value investing book you can......(read more)

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Brevan Overtakes Paulson As World’s Top Hedge Fund (HFM Week) Brevan Howard is now the world’s top hedge fund manager by annualised net gains,......(read more)
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Movers & Shakers: Buffett’s Insurance Cash Stalling (Bloomberg) Bloomberg’s Betty Liu and Dominic Chu report that Warren Buffett, the......(read more)

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Buffett Reveals Warts as He Prepares Annual Letter (Bloomberg) Warren Buffett bought oil stocks near the peak of an energy boom, declined to spend $35......(read more)
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Berkshire Adds DirectTV, Liberty Media (Bloomberg) Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/A) boosted its stake in DirecTV and added holdings of Liberty Media Corp......(read more)
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Gold Bulls Expand as Paulson Says Buy (Bloomberg) Gold traders are getting more bullish after billionaire hedge-fund manager John Paulson told investors......(read more)

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

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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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Falcone-Backed Ferrous Resources Said to Name Nicolato Correa as Next CEO (Bloomberg) Ferrous Resources Ltd., the iron-ore miner backed by billionaire......(read more)

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Buffett: Bonds Among Most Dangerous Assets (Bloomberg) Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said low interest rates and......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Ackman & CP, LightSquared, Asia Hedge Funds…

Ackman Faults Canadian Pacific Chief for ‘Worst Railroad’ (Bloomberg) Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.’s (CP) support for Chief Executive Officer Fred......(read more)
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Buffett Railroad Boosts Capital Plan to $3.9 Billion in Coal Bet (Businessweek) Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the railroad controlled by Warren Buffett......(read more)
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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)
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Lansdowne Flagship UK Hedge Fund Up 5.7 Pct In Jan (Reuters) Lansdowne Partners, one of Europe’s biggest hedge fund managers, saw its flagship UK......(read more)
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Hedge Fund Lawsuits, Gottex Cuts Costs, Buffett, Soros, Citadel…

Hedge Fund Gottex to Cut Costs As Assets Shrink (Reuters) Swiss fund of hedge funds manager Gottex GFMS.S said it would slash running costs by 15 percent......(read more)

Phil Falcone’s LightSquared: Boom or Bust?

Phil Falcone’s Harbinger Capital Partners became famous in 2007 when Falcone became famous for betting against subprime mortgages. The investments,......(read more)

David Einhorn, George Soros At Davos, Warren Buffett’s Secretary

Greenlight’s David Einhorn Ordered Insider Trades ‘Within Minutes’ of Tip (Bloomberg) The following day, a corporate broker from Firm X and Punch......(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)
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Icahn Said to Buy LightSquared Debt, Seth Klarman Invests In Europe, Greece Nears Debt Deal, Etc…

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)

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

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

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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)

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

Phil Falcone‘s troubled wireless venture, LightSquared, is getting a new CFO, reports FINAlternatives. The company announced that Marc Montagner......(read more)
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Paulson Down In December, Falconce Rejected SEC Offer

Paulson Funds Down Again In December (Reuters) There will be no holiday cheer for hedge fund manager John Paulson this month, as his dismal performance......(read more)

Falcone’s LightSquared Presses FCC Over Network

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

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

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

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)

Insider Trading: Philip Falcone’s Harbinger Capital Partners Bought 2,203 Shares In $SPB

Philip Falcone’s Harbinger Capital Partners reported yesterday for its insider transaction in Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (SPB). The firm bought......(read more)
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Paulson’s Gold Plunges, LightSquared Disrupts Plane Safety, Marketer Pay Increases

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

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)

Afternoon Aggregate News: Morgan Stanley Settles MBIA, Hunter Global Closes, Falcone’s Deal

Morgan Stanley Agrees To Settle MBIA Suit, Forecasts $1.2 Billion Charge (Bloomberg) Morgan Stanley (MS) reached a settlement with MBIA Inc. (MBI) over......(read more)

Philip Falcone’s Harbinger Group Enters Into A Purchase Instruction With Credit Suisse Securities, Selling $SPB

After Philip Falcone was investigated by the SEC, his Harbinger Group filed a SEC 13D and reported 53.1% activist stake in Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc......(read more)

Harbinger’s Falcone in SEC Crosshairs

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)

Falcone’s Future, Paulson And Renaissance Visit Spain, Elliott Sues Vinashin

Falcone’s Future Hinges On Lightsquared Gamble As SEC Threatens A Lawsuit (Bloomberg) A day after being told that U.S. regulators may sue him, billionaire......(read more)

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