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Jana Partner’s New Stock Picks

Barry Rosenstein’s $1.9 Billion value oriented and event driven hedge fund Jana Partners returned 8.4% in 2010 . Recently one of the partners of the hedge fund, Kevin Lynch, departed the firm.

Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Jana Partners’ performance since 2007 isn’t spectacular at all. In 2007, they returned 7.9%, followed by a -23.4% loss in 2008. Jana Partners returned 23.9% in 2009 and they just recovered their 2008 losses in December 2010.

Here’s a rundown of their latest stock picks. In the second quarter, Jana initiated 6 new positions. They now have about $88 Million in Forest Oil Corp (FST), $66 Million in Liberty Media (LINTA), $65 Million in Google (GOOG), $55 Million in Expedia (EXPE), $33 Million in Rock Tenn (RKT), and $30 Million in Sealed Air Corp (SEE).