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Posts Tagged ‘Nelson Peltz’

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Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Nelson Peltz, Paul Singer

Investing Like Ackman Lifts Canada Index as Valeant Gains (Bloomberg) Hedge fund investor Bill Ackman is used to taking big bets for big rewards, as he......(read more)
Third Point

Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, Nelson Peltz, Warren Buffett

Keith Meister’s Corvex Takes Large Stake In Yum Brands: Sources (CNBC) Earlier, Dan Loeb‘s Third Point took new positions in Yum Brands and Devon......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Proxy Advisors Side With Activist Funds in Their Battles Against DuPont (DD) & Tempur Sealy (TPX)

Nelson Peltz’s Trian Partners and Rehan Jaffer‘s H Partners Management have each received important backing in their respective proxy fights from......(read more)
Ken Griffin CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP

Hedge Fund News: Ken Griffin, John Griffin, Alan Howard

Ken Griffin: Corporate Activism ‘Profoundly’ Good (CNBC) Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn have a friend in Ken Griffin. “The role of the activist......(read more)
TUDOR INVESTMENT CORP

Hedge Fund News: Paul Tudor Jones, Ray Dalio, Michael Platt

Paul Tudor Jones Wants To Nudge Corporate America To Do Better (The Wall Street Journal) Billionaire hedge-fund manager Paul Tudor Jones has become increasingly......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News: Nelson Peltz, David Einhorn, D.E. Shaw

DuPont’s Weak Results, Forecast Seen Providing Ammo To Peltz (Reuters) DuPont’s weak quarterly sales and lowered annual profit forecast is......(read more)
AVENUE CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Marc Lasry, Ken Griffin, Nelson Peltz

Wall St Putting Cash on These Presidential Horses (CNBC) Wall Street’s political kingmakers are reaching for their wallets again. The presidential......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Herbalife

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Bruce Richards, Bridgewater Associates

Ackman: HLF Execs Hiring Own Lawyers An Ominous Sign (CNBC) Bill Ackman thinks shorting Herbalife is an even better short than it was when he first bet......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

DuPont (DD), PepsiCo (PEP), Mondelez (MDLZ): Activist Billionaire Nelson Peltz Beats the Market in Q1

Nelson Peltz’s Trian Partners is embroiled in a vicious proxy fight with E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD), which occupies the top spot......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Warren Buffett, Kyle Bass

Einhorn: Here’s What I’m Still Long and Short (CNBC) Widely followed hedge fund manager David Einhorn reiterated his belief in two existing......(read more)
DuPont

See DuPont (DD)’s Full Presentation as It Blasts Trian’s Proposals, Saying Split Would Cost Company Billions

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) has released a lengthy presentation in response to the proxy fight taking place between it and Nelson Peltz......(read more)
Lei Zhang Hillhouse Capital

JD.Com Inc (ADR) (JD) Powers Billionaire Lei Zhang to Big First Quarter Returns

Lei Zhang’s Hillhouse Capital Management has been one of the top performing funds we track during the first quarter of 2015, as our freshly updated......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK), Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ): Billionaire Nelson Peltz Keeps Buying More Shares

Nelson Peltz‘s Trian Partners has recently reported increasing its activist stakes in two companies: Bank of New York Mellon Corp (NYSE:BK) and......(read more)
Irving Kahn

The Oldest Money Managers

Irving Kahn, one of the oldest money managers on Wall Street, passed away this week. The hedge fund manager and finance mogul was 109 years old and astonishingly......(read more)
Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ)

The Coca-Cola Co (KO), Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ): Investors Piling Into These Five Consumer Defensive Stocks

Can you earn money by mimicking the activity of large investors? Tracking hedge funds might not get you rich fast, but it might give you an edge to beat......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Hess Corp. (HES), EMC Corporation (EMC), Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR): Elliott Management’s Top Picks

In a 13F Form filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Paul Singer’s Elliott Management revealed its top picks for the fourth quarter......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Ingersoll-Rand PLC (IR), E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD): Updates on Trian Partners’ Positions

Nelson Peltz’s Trian Partners has provided updates on two of its key activist positions in recent days, officially launching their proxy fight against......(read more)
Appaloosa Management Lp

Hedge Fund News: David Tepper, Nelson Peltz, Leda Braga

Tepper: Market will survive in spite of Greece (CNBC) Billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper told CNBC a Greek debt deal would be “obviously......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Battles Line Drawn in Looming E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD), Trian Partners Proxy Fight

Both sides can claim to have drawn blood in the early stages of what is shaping up to be a contentious proxy fight between E. I. du Pont de Nemours and......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News: Nelson Peltz, Daniel Och, John Paulson

DuPont to Add 2 New Directors, but None From Peltz’s Slate (New York Times) DuPont plans to change the lineup of its board members — but won’t draw......(read more)
ESL INVESTMENTS

Hedge Fund News: Edward Lampert, Bill Ackman, Nelson Peltz

Sears Cuts 115 Corporate Jobs as It Works to Reduce Expenses (Bloomberg) Sears Holdings Corp., the retailer run by hedge fund manager Edward Lampert,......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Trian Partners and Raging Capital Management Reveal Their Latest Moves

Nelson Peltz’ Trian Partners trimmed its stake in Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) by more than 6 million shares. According to the 13D Form filed......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (DD), PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP), Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ): Trian Partners’ Top Picks for the Fourth Quarter

In its latest 13F filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Nelson Peltz’s Trian Partners disclosed its top 3 picks for the fourth quarter......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, John Paulson, Jeffrey Smith

Hedge Funds Had a Horrible Year, But Managers Are Billionaires (New York Post) Hedge funds just finished one of their worst years in recent memory —......(read more)
ETON PARK CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Eric Mindich, Nelson Peltz, Ken Griffin

Hedge Fund Eton Park Eyes Energy Sector, Avoided 2014’s Pitfalls (Reuters) Eric Mindich’s $8.5 billion hedge fund, Eton Park Capital Management......(read more)
Clifton Robbins Blue Harbour

Investors Bancorp, Inc. (ISBC): Clifton Robbins’ Blue Harbour Cuts Activist Stake to 6.9%

Just days after raising their stake in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC), Blue Harbour Group has shed just over 2 million of those shares to fall......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News: Nelson Peltz, Bill Ackman, Leda Braga

Peltz Escalates Campaign To Break Up DuPont with Board Nominees (CNBC) Activist investor Nelson Peltz, one of DuPont’s largest shareholders, stepped......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (DD): Trian Fund Nominates Four Director Candidates After Raising Stake

Nelson Peltz‘s Trian Fund Management has recently disclosed that it has nominated four director candidates to be elected to the board of E I Du......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Legg Mason Inc (LM): Nelson Peltz Resigns from Board After 5 Years; Trian Remains Largest Shareholder

Last Monday, Nelson Peltz, manager of Trian Partners, sent a letter to Mr. Joseph A. Sullivan, Chairman and CEO of Legg Mason Inc (NYSE:LM), informing......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News: Nelson Peltz, Jim Chanos & Warren Buffett

Shareholder Pressure Helped Lead to New MSG Board Members (NYTimes) The Madison Square Garden Company surprised many on Monday when it announced — besides......(read more)
Carl Icahn Apple Inc AAPL

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, John Paulson & Steven Cohen

Carl Icahn Reveals Performance of Son Brett’s Portfolio (WSJ) Stock-picking may run in the family. Within a long letter to Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) +......(read more)
MOORE GLOBAL INVESTMENTS

Hedge Fund News: Louis Bacon, Nelson Peltz & Pershing Square

Conservation philanthropist Louis Bacon receives Land Trust Alliance President’s Award (BahamaIslandsInfo) Declaring that his “bold actions were inspiring......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News: Nelson Peltz, Boaz Weinstein & Tiger Global Management LLC

Break up Du Pont: Trian Fund (GantDaily) In a letter sent to DuPont’s Board of Directors, Trian Fund Management LP urged that DuPont be split up in......(read more)
Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA)

Apache Corporation (APA), PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP), Intel Corporation (INTC): Sanborn Kilcollin Partners Top Q2 Picks

In its recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Sanborn Kilcollin Partners LLC, managed by Robert Sanborn and Rick Kilcollin, reported......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

PepsiCo Inc. (PEP), Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ), GNC Holdings Inc (GNC): Nelson Peltz’s Latest Moves

As we continue to analyze major hedge funds’ 13F filings, we came across an interesting portfolio: that of Trian Fund Management. The hedge fund managed......(read more)
PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP)

UBS Upgrades PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) to Buy With $100 Target

PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) is finally witnessing the fruits of all its hard work over the years, though the company is yet to overtake its bigger rival......(read more)
Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO)

Family Dollar Stores (FDO)’s Deal with Deal With Dollar Tree (DLTR) Surprised Dollar General (DG)

The proxy from Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) was the subject of discussion on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” where the crew talked......(read more)
Carl Icahn - Icahn Capital Lp

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman & Marcato Capital Management

Managers should ask themselves: what would Carl Icahn see? (FT) Carl Icahn makes more money between sips on his outsized Martinis than most mortals make......(read more)
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Carl Icahn Further Decreases Holding Of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) Stock To 3.6%

Carl Icahn has dumped a huge chunk of his Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) shares and is no longer the largest shareholder. In two recent filing......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO)’s Takeover By Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR): Nelson Peltz Supports Merger; To Gain $368 million From Investment

As the news about the Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)‘s takeover of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) have emerged, everybody turned their......(read more)
Carl Icahn - Icahn Capital Lp

Is Carl Icahn Surprised With Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO)’s Merger with Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)?

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) today announced that will be acquiring Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) in cash and stock, a deal which will unite......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Crispin Odey, Phil Falcone & Miura Global Management

Odey Opens Doors In Switzerland (Finalternatives) Odey Asset Management has opened an office in Geneva, Switzerland, its first office in the country. &#......(read more)
Ken Griffin

Hedge Fund News: Kenneth Griffin, Nelson Peltz & Valueact Capital

Citadel Founder Splits With Wife (Finalternatives) Citadel Investment Group founder Kenneth Griffin has filed for divorce from his wife of 10 years. Griffin......(read more)
PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP)

Hugh Johnston, PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP)’s CFO: Innovation Is Key To Growth

Hugh Johnston, Chief Financial Officer of PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP), feels good about Russia and believes the consumers are very cautious at the moment......(read more)
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Peltz About PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) and Buffett’s Stake in The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

CNBC viewers and participants at the Delivery Alpha conference yesterday had a ring side view on the storied rivalry between the camp followers of American......(read more)
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Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK), State Street Corporation (STT), Legg Mason Inc (LM): Nelson Peltz’s Financial Picks Worth Following

While piggybacking, which means picking a stock merely following a hedge fund manager’s move, is considered risky, CNBC‘s Mad Money host,......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News: Nelson Peltz, Barry Rosenstein & Perry Capital

Peltz’s Daughter Credits Him For Acting Inspiration (Finalternatives) Noted activist Nelson Peltz has been called many things over the years, often......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Warren Buffett, Ray Dalio & Chris Hohn

This Year $2.16 Million Wins You Lunch With Buffett (Wall Street Journal) The annual tradition of an online auction to have lunch with Warren Buffett......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Chase Coleman, Daniel Loeb & David Tepper

Chase Coleman’s Tiger Global Exits Yahoo, Amazon Last Quarter (Bloomberg) Tiger Global Management LLC, the $14 billion investment firm run by Chase......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Warren Buffett & Jim Rogers

John Kerry Set to Introduce George Soros at State Department Forum (TheBlaze) Secretary of State John Kerry is set to introduce billionaire investor George......(read more)