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Posts Tagged ‘Keith Meister’

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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Keith Meister, Jeffrey Smith, Highland Capital, Dare Bioscience Inc (DARE), Quest Resource Holding Corp (QRHC), KAR Auction Services Inc (KAR), and More

Activist Investor Jeff Smith: There is a ‘Huge’ Value Opportunity in Cerner (CNBC) Shares of Cerner are up 20% this year but the medical records company......(read more)
Covalis Capital's Returns, AUM and Holdings

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Ken Griffin, Keith Meister, Bodenholm Capital, AQR Capital, Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp. (ANH), Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS), and More

Ken Griffin Goes Zen and Makes His Mark on Shed at Hudson Yards (Bloomberg) Citadel founder Ken Griffin said the firm’s new offices at 425 Park Ave.......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

3 Stocks Feared Activist Keith Meister Bought in Q3 (and 2 He Dumped)

The former right-hand man of Carl Icahn, Keith Meister of Corvex Management has become a feared activist in his own right since starting up his own hedge......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Daniel Och, Edward Lampert, Elliott Management, Front Yard Residential Corp (RESI), Innodata Inc (INOD), and More

Och-Ziff to Change Structure, Looking to Future Beyond Founder (The Wall Street Journal) Daniel Och is ceding some of the chips in his hedge-fund empire......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Carl Icahn, SkyBridge Capital, Xeris Pharmaceuticals Inc (XERS), Legacy Reserves LP Unit (LGCY), Pershing Gold Corp (PGLC), and More

Activist Investor Icahn Raises Stake in Oil Producer Energen (Reuters) (Reuters) – Activist investor Carl Icahn boosted his stake in Energen Corp......(read more)
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Activists Are Ganging Up On United Technologies (UTX), Energen (EGN), and Newell Brands (NWL)

When a lone prominent activist takes aim at a company, investors should pay attention. When two or more of them team up to take on the same company? Expect......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Carl Icahn, Keith Meister, Dan Loeb, Elliot Management, Entercom Communications Corp. (ETM), United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL), and More

Corvex and Icahn to Mull Making a Bid for Energen (Reuters) BOSTON (Reuters) – Activist investor Keith Meister on Monday reunited with billionaire......(read more)
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Just How Good Were These Hedge Fund Managers’ Investment Ideas From The 2017 Sohn Conference

One of the top investment conferences, the 2017 Sohn yearly conference gathered hedge funds gurus like David Einhorn or Bill Ackman, who shared some of......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Kyle Bass, Corvex Management, Citadel Investment Group, WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (WETF), Zoe’s Kitchen Inc (ZOES), TESARO Inc (TSRO), and More

Kyle Bass: Broadcom-Qualcomm Deal Shouldn’t be Allowed to Go Through (CNBC) Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass said possible U.S. job losses from steel......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Elliott Management, Greenlight Capital, Opko Health Inc. (OPK), Galenfeha Inc (GLFH), and More

Elliott Turns to Snail Mail in NXP Mom-and-Pop Investor Campaign (Reuters) (Reuters) – Activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp launched a campaign......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Energen Corporation (EGN): Activist Takes Large Stake, Pushes For Sale

Prominent activist investor Keith Meister of Corvex Capital has taken a 5.5% stake in Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN) and appears poised to try and push......(read more)
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United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL), Centurylink Inc (CTL), More: 8 Huge Ideas We Saw At The Sohn Conference

The Sohn Investment Conference, one of the biggest hedge fund gatherings of the year, took place yesterday in New York, with Bill Ackman, David Einhorn......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Corvex Capital’s Top Holdings and Largest Moves from Last Quarter

Keith Meister founded Corvex Capital, one of the biggest and most famous activist hedge funds, in 2011 after raising a seed capital of $250 million from......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), Fidelity National Financial Inc (FNF) & More: Here’s Why You Might Be Interested in These Stocks

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), Fidelity National Financial Inc (NYSE:FNF), Platform Specialty Products Corp (NYSE:PAH), and B/E Aerospace Inc (NASDAQ......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Activist Keith Meister Discusses Mergers, Active Management, Pandora, and More

New York City-based hedge fund Corvex Capital is run by activist investor Keith Meister, a 41-year old Harvard graduate who has worked with legendary......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Jim Chanos, Dan Loeb, Steven A. Cohen

Kynikos Associates Founder Chanos: We’re Still Short Caterpillar (CNBC) Famed short-seller Jim Chanos said that the fundamental story for Caterpillar......(read more)
ESL INVESTMENTS

Hedge Fund News: Edward Lampert, Carl Icahn, D.E. Shaw

Edward Lampert and His White Whale, Sears (The New York Times) A tragic figure in American literature has an analog in modern finance. Once upon a time......(read more)
ESL INVESTMENTS

Hedge Fund News: Edward Lampert, Andrew Manuel, Och-Ziff Capital

Sears Is Borrowing Money from Its CEO (Again) (The Wall Street Journal) Sears Holdings said Thursday that it would accept $300 million in debt financing......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Activist Keith Meister Unloads Large Pfizer (PFE) Position, Takes Stakes in B/E Aerospace (BEAV), Johnson Controls (JCI)

A protege of billionaire Carl Icahn, Keith Meister founded Corvex Capital in 2011, managing to attract $250 million in seed money from George Soros. The......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Bill Ackman, Seth Klarman

Cohen’s New Firm Said to Meet With Investors Ahead of 2018 (Bloomberg) Stamford Harbor Capital, the new firm started by Steven Cohen and led by a longtime......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Corvex Capital Decreases Position in Fidelity National Financial (FNF)

Keith Meister‘s Corvex Capital has taken steps to reduce its exposure to FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) according to......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Williams Companies (WMB): Corvex Capital Asks For Board Overhaul

Keith Meister‘s Corvex Capital has asked Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) to revamp its Board of Directors, either by replacing some of its existing......(read more)
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Pandora Media (P): Corvex Capital Aims To Boost Stake To 14.99%

Activist investor Keith Meister is determined to step up his interest in Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE:P) as he is agitating for the sale of the company.......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Keith Meister, Eric Mandelblatt Step Down from Williams Companies (WMB) Board

Corvex Capital‘s boss, Keith Meister, and Soroban Capital Partners‘ Eric W. Mandelblatt have both resigned from Williams Companies Inc......(read more)
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Ubben Sells More Shares of Motorola Solutions Inc. (MSI), Meister Cuts Stake in This REIT, Plus 2 Other Moves

Fresh data shows that 2015 was the year with the highest number of hedge fund closures since the financial crisis, as increased volatility in equity markets......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

A Look At Smart Money Three Latest Moves

In new filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Kelly Cardwell’s Central Square Management, James E. Flynn’s Deerfield Management......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Top Investor Can’t Stop Buying Shares of This REIT; Should You Follow Him?

A recently-amended 13D filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission disclosed that Keith Meister’s Corvex Management LP holds 80.61 million......(read more)
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Smart Money Says This Is Why You Should Bet on Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM)

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE:YUM) is one of the largest restaurant companies in the world, with more than 41,000 restaurants around the globe. The company,......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Dan Loeb And Keith Meister Both Betting Heavily On These Stocks

Dan Loeb, the founder of Third Point, is a pioneer activist investor, whose flagship fund performed impressively in 2010, returning 41.7%. Keith Meister......(read more)
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American Realty Capital Properties Inc (ARCP): Still Atop This Activist’s Hit List

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Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Momentum Building In American Realty Capital Properties Inc (ARCP)

Corvex Management’s Keith Meister thinks that American Realty Capital Properties Inc (NASDAQ:ARCP) is one of the best stocks to own right now and a......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Three Activists, Three Real Estate Plays, Three Stocks Popping

At an investment conference taking place in New York today, three prominent activists that we track at Insider Monkey shared their latest thoughts on......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

These Hedge Funds Made A Bundle On Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB)’s 26% Leap Today

Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB)‘s stock exploded today as shares soared by just under 26% as news emerged that Williams Companies, Inc. (......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Activist Keith Meister’s New Additions to His Fund’s Portfolio Include Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), MGM Resorts International (MGM)

Activist investing seems to be in vogue nowadays. While shareholders welcome an activist investor’s ambitions to streamline the operations of companies......(read more)
PERSHING SQUARE

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, David Einhorn, Michael Hintze

Ackman Says He’d Have to Think Hard Before Next Short Bet (Bloomberg) William Ackman, who runs $20 billion Pershing Square Capital Management, is hesitant......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Activism Is Here To Stay: Corvex Capital’s Top Picks Bring In A Whopping 8.6% in Q1

Like it or not, activist investing is here to stay for a very long time says Keith Meister, CEO of Corvex Capital. In a television interview on CNBC......(read more)
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Keith Meisler Raising Signet Jewelers Ltd. (SIG) Holding, And His Other Top Picks

Keith Meister‘s Corvex Capital has increased its activist stake in Signet Jewelers Ltd. (NYSE:SIG), according to a recent 13D filing with the Securities......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Corvex Capital Pushes for Board Seat at American Realty Capital Properties Inc (ARCP); Check Out Other Stocks Keith Meister is Bullish On

Keith Meister’s Corvex Capital has revealed further details regarding its negotiations with the management of American Realty Capital Properties Inc......(read more)
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Gray Television, Inc. (GTN), CBS Corporation (CBS), Williams Companies Inc. (WMB): Whetstone Capital’s Top Picks

David Atterbury’s Whetstone Capital Advisors has filed their most recent 13F quarterly report with the SEC, disclosing their long position holdings......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Corvex Capital Ups Its Stake in American Realty Capital Properties Inc (ARCP); Calls For Elimination of Current Board

In a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Corvex Capital, managed by Keith Meister, has disclosed boosting its activist stake......(read more)
Dan Loeb THIRD POINT

Amgen, Inc. (AMGN), VCA Inc (WOOF), Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG) Among Stocks Pitched at Robin Hood Conference

As the Robin Hood Investors Conference closed yesterday, we have compiled a second recap of some of the best ideas that have been presented yesterday.......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI): Corvex Capital Goes Activist and Issues Presentation; See Details

Keith Meister, the manager of Corvex Management, has gone activist on Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI) and issued a presentation and a letter......(read more)
Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB)

Williams Companies Inc. (WMB), Priceline Group Inc (PCLN), Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST): Morgan Stanley (MS)’s PDT Partners’ Top Picks

PDT Partners is a hedge fund manager that was spun out of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)’s proprietary trading division last year. It is managed by quant......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Keith Master Is Still Fond Of Fidelity National Financial Inc (FNF); Buys 1.95M Shares

Is it a good time to buy Fidelity National Financial Inc (NYSE:FNF) shares? Keith Meister seems to think so, as he has boosted his fund’s stake......(read more)
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Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO), Twitter Inc (TWTR), Signet Jewelers Ltd. (SIG): Brookside Capital’s New Bets Deserve a Closer Look

Brookside Capital is a hedge fund founded by several Bain Consulting employees in the 1980s, as a mechanism to provide investors with direct profit from......(read more)
Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB)

Eric Mandelblatt’s Top Stock Picks

Soroban Capital Partners, led by Eric W. Mandelblatt, recently filed its 13F filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the second quarter......(read more)
General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD)

General Dynamics Corporation (GD), Foster Wheeler AG (FWLT), Signet Jewelers Ltd. (SIG): Gavin Abrams’ Top Stock Picks

Abrams Bison Investments, a hedge run by Gavin Abrams, has filed its 13F with Securities and Exchange Commission, disclosing nine positions. Abrams, which......(read more)
Mason Hawkins, Southeastern Asset Management

Southeastern Asset Management Reduces Exposure To Texas Industries Inc. (TXI) and DineEquity Inc. (DIN); Boosts Stake in TW Telecom Inc. (TWTC)

In newly amended filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Southeastern Asset Management, managed by Mason Hawkins, has disclosed reducing......(read more)
Keith Meister, Corvex Capital

Fidelity National Financial Inc. (FNF) Tracking Stocks: Keith Meister’s Corvex Capital Reports Holding 6% Stake

A new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that Fidelity National Financial Inc. (NYSE:FNF) recently completed a transaction......(read more)
Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB)

Soroban Capital Partners Top Holdings: Williams Companies Inc. (WMB), Cheniere Energy Inc. (LNG) & Others

Eric W. Mandelblatt founded New York-based Soroban Capital Partners in 2010. Previously, Mandelblatt was a partner and co-CEO of TPG -Axon Capital Management......(read more)