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European Stocks: Goldman Sachs-Coatue Offshore on Technicolor, Credit Suisse on ALU,Swan Capital’s new Alpha Fund

Goldman Sachs’ target price for  TECHNICOLOR (NYSE :TCH ),

Goldman Sachs raised its price target on Technicolor from 1.30 to 2.20 Euros. The announcement was somewhat unnoticed in the stock market as the markets were worried about the developments in Greece.

At the same time, according to the statement sent to the AMF, the hedge fund COATUE OFFSHORE MASTER FUND LTD ( Coat Cayman Fund) has continued to reduce its short position in Technicolor.

Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU)

The net short position of this fund has indeed gone under the 0.5% stake in Technicolor on February 3, from 0.83% of the capital on February 1, 2012.

Alcatel-Lucent(ALU): Credit Suisse remains negative

Alcatel Lucent’s fourth quarter results were better than expected, but Credit Suisse still remains negative on Alcatel Lucent.

Credit Suisse said that Alcatel-Lucent improved cash generation and the sale of Genesys and the signing of an agreement on the commercialization of the firm’s patents moved away the spectre of the liquidity crisis. Meanwhile, it is maintaining its “underperform” recommendation and the price target to 1.25 Euro on the stock.

Swan Capital Management launched a new fund of funds « absolute return » type of Multi Strategy Alpha.

The French Fund aims to achieve a performance superior to that of the Eonia (Euro Over Night Average). The holding period is recommended to be 3 years, with a volatility similar to that of the bond market and in any case less than 6%.

Multi strategy Alpha aims to respond to the growing demands of the individual clients, institutional  investor and companies by delivering a performance superior to the  money markets and euro monetary insurance contracts, as uncorrelated as possible to the developments in the financial markets.

Specifically 75% to 100% of the portfolio will be invested in absolute return strategies and the rest will be invested in the convex strategies across in equity funds, bonds, convertible currencies and commodities.