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Hedge Funds Take Another Hit as Spinoff Stocks Fizzle

WSJ – U.S. companies looking to focus on their core businesses are spinning off or selling divisions at a record pace, moves that, in the past, have given shares a healthy boost. But lately, those efforts have been met with […]

Ugly October: ‘Hedge’ funds fail to protect

CNBC – Hedge funds designed to protect against falling and volatile markets have made a strong pitch to investors: Trust us with your money, and we’ll make lots of it for you when years of relatively smooth, positive stock returns […]

Third Point, Loeb’s Hedge Fund, Urges Amgen to Consider a Breakup

Dealbook – With corporate breakups on Wall Street’s mind, one of the biggest activist hedge fund managers around thinks the maneuver could prove helpful for the drug giant Amgen. Third Point, the hedge fund run by Daniel S. Loeb, suggested […]

Billionaire Hedge Fund Chief Jones Sees U.S. Stocks Beating Globe for Rest of 2014

Bloomberg – Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones, one of the most successful hedge-fund managers, said U.S. stocks will outperform other equity markets for the rest of the year. Jones, founder of the $13 billion Tudor Investment Corp., made the comments yesterday […]

The JOBS Act, Hedge Funds, Linkedin, And Twitter

Valuewalk – A recent report from research and strategic communications firm Peppercomm argues that the 2012 JOBS Act is having a significant impact on the evolving changes in hedge fund communication practices over the last couple of years. The Peppercomm report highlights […]

Misery Widespread at Hedge Funds

WSJ – This month’s turmoil in financial markets has been a “bloodbath” for hedge funds, inflicting large losses at an array of multibillion-dollar firms in the industry’s worst stretch since late 2011. It isn’t unusual for one segment of the […]

Paulson’s Hedge Fund Urges Botox-Maker Allergan to Consider Buying Shire

NYT – If AbbVie no longer wants to buy Shire, perhaps Allergan does. That is the proposal being pushed by Paulson & Company, the hedge fund that has stakes in two of those big drug makers, according to people briefed […]

Hedge fund pitch: Don’t play with this gun stock

CNBC – Anyone investing in gun companies may soon be in the line of fire. That’s the view of Ryan Morris, president of hedge fund Meson Capital. In a note recently posted on SumZero, a private network for “buy side” […]

“Young Turk” Okumus Sits Atop Hedge Fund Leaderboard

ValueWalk – A “young Turk,” as Forbes magazine once called him, has taken the lead in the HSBC hedge fund sweepstakes. Ahmet Okumus, who knew as a young trader hanging out at the Istanbul stock exchange he wanted to be […]

Gloucestershire planners set boundaries for hedge fund tycoon Crispin Odey

Telegraph – When Diary recently wrote about Crispin Odey, the fund management tycoon, he was hedging his bets as his planning application to replace a stretch of historic hedgerow at his Gloucestershire manor with “aesthetic” iron railings hung in the […]

Hedge fund exit requests drop to nine-month low

Reuters – Investor requests to pull money out from hedge funds dropped to a nine-month low in October, new data released on Monday showed. The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator, a snapshot of hedge fund clients giving notice to withdraw […]

Billionaire hedge fund managers back whiz kids’ charity

The Star – When it came to figuring out how to get some of North America’s biggest billionaire hedge fund managers to support their unusual fundraiser for The Hospital for Sick Children, two Bay Street whiz kids discovered the best […]

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