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U.S. hedge funds hunting for value in Canada’s oil patch

Financial Post – Hedge funds, mostly American, seem to have their fingerprints all over the Canadian oil patch these days. They are hunting for value in the Canadian sector, where stocks are on the rebound after lagging their U.S. counterparts […]

Aston Martin ‘Myth’ Tested as Hedge-Fund Pay Slumps

Bloomberg – Bonuses for hedge-fund employees in London have dropped by 94 percent since 2012 as returns in the industry declined, according to a salary-data provider. The average bonus for directors, or mid-level employees, plummeted to 8,000 pounds ($13,300) this […]

Ex-SAC Executive Kumin’s Hedge-Fund Firm Gets Leucadia Investment

WSJ – Former SAC Capital Advisors LP executive Solomon Kumin has secured a $400 million investment from Leucadia National Corp. LUK -0.24% for his startup hedge-fund firm, according to people familiar with the recent developments. An agreement signed late last […]

Former SAC Capital Advisors President Conheeney leaves firm

Reuters – Thomas Conheeney, who was president of Steven A. Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors during the years the hedge fund was being investigated for insider trading, has stepped down from the position at successor organization Point72 Asset Management, Point72 said […]

Bridgewater Associates Looks Aggressive Towards The Coca-Cola Company

Wall Street PR – Sometimes 13F filings can tell a lot of things that are otherwise not possible for one to know. The latest example of it is the move of Bridgewater Associates. The 13F filing clearly shows that Bridgewater […]

Hedge funds love…Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman

HITC – Investment managers love bets made by both billionaire activists, according to a new analysis of top hedge fund stock positions. Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn are famously on opposite sides of the Herbalife trade, but other hedge fund […]

Jana Delivers “High Noon” Threat to PetSmart

ValueWalk – PetSmart, Inc. has been hiding poor results from investors claims the hedge fund Jana Partners LLC, who revealed in a regulatory filing that they had obtained internal PetSmart documents regarding the allegations. In a case of spy intrigue, […]

Puerto Rico Buoys Hedge Funds After Agency Reprieve

Bloomberg – Puerto Rico bonds are extending the longest rally since May after the island’s cash-strapped electric agency won a reprieve from restructuring assets. Hedge funds, with a growing stake in the securities, stand to gain. Puerto Rico obligations have […]

Hedge fund investing strong in 2014

Pensions & Investments – As institutional investment in hedge funds matures, most investors have been busy starting, growing, optimizing and fine-tuning their hedge fund portfolios. A few institutions, however, have drastically cut or completely axed their investment in hedge funds. […]

Ex-SAC Executive Kumin’s Hedge-Fund Firm Gets Leucadia Investment

WSJ – Former SAC Capital Advisors LP executive Solomon Kumin has secured a $400 million investment from Leucadia National Corp. for his startup hedge-fund firm, according to people familiar with the recent developments. An agreement signed late last week finalized […]

Paulson & Co. ups Puerto Rico real estate bet

Reuters – U.S. hedge fund Paulson & Co. is upping its bet in Puerto Rico real estate with the purchase of an office building in San Juan’s financial district from American International Group Inc. The 326,000 square-foot building is the […]

A Former Top SAC Capital Trader Names New Hedge Fund

NYT – Settling on a name for a hedge fund is often a very personal decision for the manager who runs it. In the case of Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire investor looked to his initials — SAC — as […]

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