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Posts Tagged ‘Rajat Gupta’

AQR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Cliff Asness, David Tepper & Brevan Howard

Slow Your Judgments on Fast Trading (BloombergView) In a recent pair of articles (part I, part II), hedge-fund magnate Cliff Asness defended high-frequency......(read more)
TIGER MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Julian Robertson, Joel Greenblatt & Warren Buffett

Popular Hedge Fund Stocks in Free Fall (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) Monday’s market sell-off hit hard many of the stocks that are most popular among......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Paul Singer, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG), Herbalife Ltd. (HLF)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG), Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES), Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP), UBS AG (UBS)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: UBS AG (NYSE:UBS), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited......(read more)
Carl Icahn

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Dell Inc. (DELL), The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX), Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET), Verizon Communications Inc......(read more)
TIGER MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Julian Robertson, Sony Corporation (ADR) (SNE), Herbalife Ltd. (HLF)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE), Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS), The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA......(read more)
MILLENNIUM MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Israel Englander, David Einhorn, Apple Inc. (AAPL)

An SEC survivor: Hedge fund thrives after civil charges, as SAC faces heat (NYPost) Imagine that a multibillion-dollar hedge fund is accused of fraud......(read more)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Carl Icahn, Citigroup

Greenlight’s Einhorn questions Fed “spending spree” (Reuters) Hedge fund manager David Einhorn raised concerns about the U.S. central......(read more)
largest hedge funds in the world

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Julian Robertson, Blackstone

John Paulson gives $100m to New York’s Central Park (BBC) The gift from John Paulson, of Paulson & Co, is thought to be the largest ever given......(read more)
Bruce Kovner, Caxton Associates LP

Hedge Fund News: Bruce Kovner, Noam Gottesman, Nouriel Roubini

Caxton to Cut Its Fees (WSJ) Caxton Associates LP plans to lower the fees it charges clients of its $7.5 billion hedge fund, a sign that even veteran......(read more)
Hedge Fund Strategies

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Jim Rogers, BlueMountain

CVR Investors Add Derivative Claims To Ongoing Icahn Battle (Law360) CVR Energy Inc. investors moved again Tuesday to prevent Carl Icahn from gaining......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Mitt Romney, Ricky Sandler, Louis Bacon

Secret Footage of Romney Was Filmed at Estate of Sex Party-Throwing Hedge Fund Manager (GAWKER) You know that really damaging hidden camera footage of......(read more)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL David Einhorn

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Mitt Romney, Philip Falcone

Einhorn’s Greenlight Posts 4 Percent August Gain (InstitutionalInvestor) David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital posted a 4 percent gain in August.......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund News: Steven Mandel, Sam Israel, John Paulson

Mandel’s Lone Pine Buys Over $400M of Verisign Inc. (ValueWalk) According to a 13G just filled with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Steven......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Hedge Fund News: Citadel, Ray Dalio, Mitt Romney

Citadel hires DE Shaw marketer (eFinancialNews) Chicago-based asset manager Citadel has hired a new a managing director and head of Americas distribution......(read more)
BLUE RIDGE CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Barton Biggs, John Griffin, Jim Rogers

Hedge fund manager Barton Biggs dies at age 79 (Opalesque) Ex-Morgan Stanley strategies and hedge fund manager Barton Biggs died on Saturday, according......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett News: The Secrets to Building a Lucky Network

Sentinels in India are paid to sleep (DailyMail) Psst, I want to rig the price of a company’s shares. Buying 100 million of them, I place an order......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, William Ackman, Carl Icahn

Hedge fund manager to pay $405M to Madoff victims (WSJ) A settlement announced Sunday will bring $405 million to victims of Bernard Madoff’s historic......(read more)
YORK CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Jamie Dinan, Julian Robertson, Steven Cohen

York pro to lead rebranded KVO Capital (HFMWeek) The marketing chief of Jamie Dinan’s York Capital Management has left the hedge fund giant to become......(read more)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Stanley Fink, David Einhorn, Carlson Capital

KKR buys hedge fund provider Prisma Capital (Reuters) Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR.N), the private equity company, has bought hedge fund money manager......(read more)
MOORE GLOBAL INVESTMENTS

Hedge Fund News: Louis Bacon, Man Group, Navistar International

Hedge Fund Billionaire Louis Bacon To Donate 90,000 Acres For Colorado Conservation Area (Forbes) New York hedge fund billionaire Louis Bacon announced......(read more)
ETON PARK CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Eric Mindich, Steven Cohen, Paul Sinclair

Sinclair To Liquidate Hedge Fund After Lacking Edge (Bloomberg) Hedge-fund manager Paul Sinclair is the latest casualty of Europe’s sovereign-debt turmoil......(read more)
Steven Cohen

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Ray Dalio, Bill Ackman

Hedge Fund Falls Short in Bid for New York Bill (WSJ) Hedge-fund manager Paul Singer appears to have fallen short in his effort to pass a state law aimed......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Brevan Howard, Kenneth Griffin, Man Group

Asian hedge fund seeders find growth in crisis (Investmenteurope) The head of a joint venture between Samena Capital and Reyl & Cie says the global......(read more)
Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, David Einhorn, Ken Griffin

Goldman Sachs May Sell A Hedge Fund Division To State Street (Bloomberg) Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), the fifth- biggest U.S. bank by assets, is in......(read more)
MOHNISH PABRAI

Hedge Fund News: Mohnish Pabrai, Eric Sprott, Paul Singer

Hedge fund firm losing pulling power (Reuters) Celebrity financier Arpad Busson has been mulling a sale of EIM, the hedge fund investor he founded in......(read more)
John Burbank PASSPORT CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: John Burbank, Julian Robertson, Ray Dalio

Blackstone ups bet on Asia hedge fund manager Taylor (Reuters) Blackstone Group has raised its exposure to former Citadel trader Nick Taylor by putting......(read more)
hedge fund research

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Jim Chanos, Alan Howard

Ex-Lehman trader quits as Asia hedge funds falter (Reuters) Smaller-sized hedge funds are increasingly throwing in the towel in Asia as they struggle......(read more)
T Boone Pickens

Hedge Fund News: T. Boone Pickens, Josh Fink, George Kellner

Rajat Gupta secretly served Rajaratnam’s hedge fund: Prosecution (Indiatimes) Prosecutors in the insider-trading trial of Rajat Gupta have suggested......(read more)
setting up a hedge fund

Hedge Fund News: Andreas Halvorsen, George Soros, Raj Rajaratnam

FSA fines hedge fund boss £3 mln (Reuters) The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has banned Alberto Micalizzi, whose hedge fund racked up hundreds of......(read more)
hedge funds vs. mutual funds

Hedge Fund News: Scott Rothstein, Warren Buffett, Barton Biggs

J&J, Amazon on list that hedge funds love to hate (Reuters) Hedge funds turned their backs on Johnson & Johnson and Amazon.com Inc in the last......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Hedge Fund News: Buffett & State Street, George Soros, Marc Faber’s Outlook…

Movers & Shakers: Buffett’s Insurance Cash Stalling (Bloomberg) Bloomberg’s Betty Liu and Dominic Chu report that Warren Buffett, the......(read more)

Hedge Fund January Performance, Insider Trading Cases, Soros, Ackman…

Mark Jurish on Hedge Fund Performance, Strategy (Bloomberg) Mark Jurish, chief executive officer of Larch Lane Advisors, talks about hedge fund industry......(read more)

Hedge Fund News, John Taylor, Kyle Bass, Insider Trading Case, Etc…

FX Concepts’ Taylor Shorter on Dollar Than Euro on Fed’s Low-Rate Pledge (Bloomberg) John Taylor, founder of currency- hedge fund FX Concepts LLC,......(read more)
insider trading

SEC Expands Insider Trading Charges Against Rajat Gupta

The SEC have expanded their insider trading case against Rajat Gupta, “charging him with passing tips to convicted hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam......(read more)
hedge fund research

Hedge Fund News, TPG Buys GlobeOp, Warren Buffett, George Soros, Super PAC, Etc…

TPG Capital Agrees to Acquire GlobeOp Financial Services for $800 Million (Bloomberg) TPG Capital LLP agreeed to buy GlobeOp Financial Services SA, a......(read more)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Bluecrest, Japan’s Debt, Jim Rogers, Stock Picks…

Hedge-Fund Liquidity Turned Corner, Says Gayeski (Bloomberg) Troy Gayeski, senior portfolio manager at SkyBridge Capital LLC, discusses liquidity conditions......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Bridgewater Returns 23%, David Einhorn Insider Trading Case

Texas Fund ‘Eaten Alive’ by Hedge Fees May Curb Costs by Hiring In-House (Bloomberg) Texas’s Permanent School Fund may hire in-house money managers......(read more)
Hedge Fund Strategies

Icahn Said to Buy LightSquared Debt, Seth Klarman Invests In Europe, Greece Nears Debt Deal, Etc…

Icahn Said To Buy Lightsquared Debt In Bet On Falcone Venture’s Collapse (Bloomberg) Billionaire Carl Icahn has purchased debt from Philip Falcone’......(read more)

Prosecutors Allege Gupta Told Rajaratnam About $PG Sale of Folgers

Prosecutors in the Rajat Gupta case said in court yesterday that “former McKinsey & Co. chief Rajat Gupta gave convicted insider-trader Raj......(read more)
SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Elliott Sells Relativity Media Stake, Cohen Adds Member, Seth Klarman’s Mega-Quarry Investment, Sprint Invests In Lightsquared

Hedge Funds Fall 4.9% As Long/Short, Macro Funds Suffer (FINalternatives) Hedge funds sank almost 5% last year amidst market volatility and the European......(read more)

Rajaratnam Fined $92.8M, Citi Launches 3.0, Distressed Debt

Rajaratnam Ordered to Pay $92.8 Million Penalty (NYT) A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the convicted hedge fund titan Raj Rajaratnam to pay a $92.8......(read more)
insider trading

The Realities of Prosecuting Rajat Gupta – No Proof, No Profit

Rajat Gupta surrendered to the FBI over insider trading charges Wednesday morning. A grand jury charged Gupta with five counts of securities fraud and......(read more)

Raj Rajaratnam Faces New Insider Trading Charges

Raj Rajaratnam is in hot water again. The SEC filed new charges against him on Wednesday “after first charging him with insider trading in October......(read more)

Rajaratnam Interview Comments ‘Inaccurate” Says FBI

Raj Rajaratnam allowed Newsweek to interview him. It was his first interview since his arrest two years ago. In the interview, Rajaratnam discussed his......(read more)
insider trading

Gupta Insider Trading, Icahn Leaks, Tilson Salesforce Short Sale

Rajat Gupta Faces 5 Counts of Securities Fraud and 1 Count of Conspiracy to Commit (NYTimes) Rajat K. Gupta, a former Goldman Sachs director who surrendered......(read more)
insider trading

Rajat Gupta Surrendered to FBI Over Insider Trading Charges

Rajat Gupta surrendered Wednesday morning to Federal Bureau of Investigation officials over charges of insider trading reports the New York Times. According......(read more)

Raj Rajaratnam Says He Was Offered Deal to Cooperate Against Rajat Gupta

Raj Rajaratnam, the Galleon Group founder who was convicted of insider trading and was sentenced to 11 years this month, gave his first interview since......(read more)

Insider Trading, HighBridge, Baystar, Paul Capital

Insider Trading Case Against Former Goldman Director (Dealbook) The former McKinsey executive, Rajat Gupta, passed along information he gleaned while......(read more)