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Posts Tagged ‘Activist Hedge Funds’

Steven Baughman and Divisar Capital’s First Activist Target: Telenav Inc. (TNAV)

Steven Baughman’s Divisar Capital filed its first 13D filing yesterday. This isn’t a brand new position though. Divisar owns 8.6% of Telenav......(read more)

Is This The Right Time To Follow Alex Roepers Into Huntsman Corporation (HUN)?

Atlantic Investment Management is an activist hedge fund, founded by its current CIO and portfolio manager, Alexander J. Roepers back in 1988. Prior to......(read more)
Richard Mashaal Senvest Capital

Richard Mashaal’s Senvest Management Targeting Northstar Realty Europe Corp. (NRE)

Richard Mashaal is known as a shrewd value investor though he got burned in 2015 and 2016 by his unfortunate bets on NorthStar Asset Management, NorthStar......(read more)

Will Standard Industries Acquire GCP Applied Technologies Inc.?

We noticed that 40 North Management has been buying shares of GCP Applied Technologies Inc. (NYSE:GCP) since it filed a 13D 1.5 years ago. GCP shares......(read more)
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Shire PLC (ADR) (SHPG) in the Spotlight as Activist Fund Sachem Pushes For More Divestment

Although M&A is a frequent occurrence in the biotech sector, major M&A is normally less common for large cap stocks. In the case of Shire PLC......(read more)
Jeffrey Bronchick - Cove Street Capital

Cove Street Capital Giving Up On Westell Technologies Inc (WSTL)?

Jeff Bronchick’s Cove Street Capital spent more than $2 per share of Westell Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:WSTL) and launched an activist campaign.......(read more)
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Danish Hedge Fund Manager Claus Moller Dumping Forrester Research Inc. (NASDAQ:FORR)

Danish hedge fund manager and founder of P2 Capital Claus Moller sold about 300K shares of Forrester Research Inc. (NASDAQ:FORR) through February 27th......(read more)

13D Filing: North Tide Capital and Tivity Health Inc. (NASDAQ:TVTY)

North Tide Capital, having more than doubled its original investment in Tivity Health Inc. (NASDAQ:TVTY) over the last 3.5 years, just sold nearly half......(read more)
Nathaniel August - Mangrove Partners

Hedge Fund Mangrove Partners Done With RPX Corp (RPXC)?

If you read mainstream media, you probably know that hedge funds turned into vehicles that transfer wealth from investors to hedge fund managers. The......(read more)
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140 Biggest and Most Famous Activist Hedge Funds

Some of the names we are going to show on this top 140 biggest and most famous activist hedge funds list are the investors that keep certain executives......(read more)
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Newcastle Investment Corp (NCT): Former Third Point PM Bradley Radoff Dumping Shares

Former Third Point portfolio manager Bradley Louis Radoff disclosed in an amended 13D filing that BLR Partners dumped 753K shares of Newcastle Investment......(read more)
Arbiter Partners Capital Management's Returns, AUM and Holdings

Capital Senior Living Corp (CSU): Value Investor Arbiter Partners Backing Up The Truck

We don’t and can’t pay attention to every single hedge fund filing. There are just too many of them. However, we pay extra attention when......(read more)
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Pier 1 Imports Inc (PIR): Hedge Fund Alden Global Capital Doubled Its Money In 100 Days

Financial media loves to publish stories about hedge funds’ failures. We are sick and tired of reading about Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE......(read more)

Activist Renews Pressure On LRAD

This article is temporarily removed from Insider Monkey....(read more)
Jim Roumell

Jim Roumell Goes Activist on Rosetta Stone Too

When you go to our site’s Rosetta Stone page you will see that Osmium Partners, Nierenberg Investment Management, and Roumell Asset Management were......(read more)
Mick McGuire Marcato Capital

Marcato Capital Management Pushing Sothebys (BID) To Reveal Third Point’s Brief

Mick McGuire’s Marcato Capital Management filed an amended 13D regarding Sothebys (BID) with the SEC this morning. There aren’t any significant......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein - Jana Partners

Here is How JANA Partners Returned 6.7% in February

JANA Partners is known for its activist campaigns. We like to track activist hedge funds because they don’t have to wait for a catalyst to realize......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Paul Singer, David Tepper & Sandell Asset Management

Piggybacking on Billionaire Singer Boosts Debt: Argentina Credit (Bloomberg) Speculators in Argentina’s defaulted debt are looking to ride billionaire......(read more)

Elliott Management Nominates Directors to Juniper Networks (JNPR)’s Board

Elliott Associates, led by Paul Singer, revealed in its latest filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it has inked an agreement......(read more)
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Starboard Sends Another Letter To Shareholders of Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI)

Jeffrey Smith and his fund Starboard Value, in its latest filing, revealed an open letter sent to the shareholders of Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE:DRI......(read more)
BlueMountain Capital Management's Returns, AUM and Holdings

10 Activist Hedge Funds to Keep An Eye On

While hedge funds subscribe to many different investment philosophies, this space can be boiled down to two types of managers: the activists and the passivists......(read more)
Bill Ackman Pershing Square

Hedge Fund Week in Review: Activist Action

Here are the eleven most important moves made in the hedge fund world this week. Bill Ackman reduced his Herbalife short significantly, replacing it......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Jana Partners Is the Best Activist Hedge Fund To Imitate

Jana Partners is an activist hedge fund. This means that it take positions in its investments that are large enough to afford the firm a voice in the......(read more)

SEC Should Shorten the 13F Reporting Period, Not 13D

Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz, a law firm that usually represents companies against hostile takeovers, is circulating a petition to shorten the 13D......(read more)

Barington Capital’s James Mitarotonda: Letter to Ameron International

Barington Capital’s James Mitarotonda sent a letter to Ameron International’s (AMN) board to oust CEO James Marlen. “It appears to......(read more)