In the smart money’s world, David Nierenberg’s Nierenberg Investment Management reported a sale of number of shares of Asset Acceptance Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:AACC) in a 13D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In total, the position in Asset Acceptance Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:AACC) is now worth near $28.4 million, a decrease of 14.6%.
In layman’s terms, it’s very crucial for average investors to pay attention to David Nierenberg’s latest move out of Asset Acceptance Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:AACC). At large, 13Ds indicate the intentions of activist fund managers. These members of the “investing elite” are the proverbial celebrities in the financial world, and seek to impose their will to an already standing business.
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Focusing in on Asset Acceptance Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:AACC), our records indicate that three other hedge funds were invested in company at the end of last quarter. In particular, Gregory Fraser, Rudolph Kluiber, and Timothy Krochuk’s Grt Capital Partners having 40,722 shares, Israel Englander’s Millennium Management with 11,035 shares, and Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technologies with 26,000 shares held shares of Asset Acceptance Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:AACC), which is some of the best company a money manager can maintain.