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Sears Holdings Gets Cash as CEO’s Hedge Fund Buys Canada Shares

WSJ – Sears Holdings Corp. received an injection of $169 million from its CEO Edward Lampert ’s hedge fund this week, as the fund bought some of the struggling department store company’s shares in Sears Canada. The funds come as […]

Hedge funds face their worst year since 2011

CNBC – Hedge funds are on course for their worst year since 2011, as several of their biggest and most popular trades turned sour and some managers were forced to cut their losses. Wednesday’s new and sudden fall in US […]

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager John Paulson’s Inversion Bet Falls Sharply

Forbes – Billionaire John Paulson, who initially made his fortune betting against subprime mortgage bonds, has been one of the most aggressive hedge fund managers to bet on stocks that would benefit from the tax-driven inversion deal wave that has […]

Village Capital Seeks $94 Million for New Japanese Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Village Capital Pte, run by a former manager at Tiedemann Investment Group, is seeking to raise 10 billion yen ($94 million) by the end of 2015 for a new Japan-focused hedge fund that will be run out of […]

Hedge-Fund Guys at the Gate

Bloomberg View – Never has techland felt the influence of activist investors so acutely, with a Who’s Who of hedge-fund luminaries transforming the investing landscape. Jesse Cohn of Elliott Management is pushing EMC to spin off VMWare. Dan Loeb reshaped […]

SEBI confirms ban for Hong Kong hedge fund

Reuters – The Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (SEBI) confirmed its ban on Hong Kong-based hedge fund Factorial Capital Management Ltd on Thursday, saying the fund had not been able to disprove insider trading charges levelled against it earlier […]

Hedge-Fund Favorites Tumble With Average Stock Loss 16%

Bloomberg – Companies with the highest hedge-fund ownership are leading the U.S. market selloff, with stocks from Ally Financial Inc. to Zynga Inc. retreating twice as fast as other shares over the last month. The 10 companies in the Russell 1000 Index in which […]

Shire Gut Punch Bruises Hedge Funds

WSJ – A rough year for hedge funds turned more perilous as investors sold broad swaths of stock, including shares tied to pending takeover deals, after a closely watched merger hit the skids. Hedge funds have spent much of the […]

Macro Hedge Fund Chatter Triggered Oil Sell-off

ValueWalk – The bottom in oil prices could be found once OPEC gets it act together, while the report warns investors to tread cautiously as third quarter numbers are released. As analysts scratch their head in regards to triggers for […]

Top investors, strategists take pummeling in Wall Street sell-off

Economic Times – Shire’s value plunged more than 20 per cent on Wednesday from around $49 billion to $39 billion, potentially wiping around $500 million from the value of Paulson’s stake and $270 million off Elliott Management’s stake, according to […]

Hall Commodities Hedge Fund Shutting After Poor Performance

Bloomberg – Hall Commodities LLP, a London-based $100 million hedge-fund firm run by Tony Hall and Arno Pilz, told clients it’s shutting down after less than two years in business, citing poor performance. The firm will return money to investors […]

Market Swoon Bruises Some Hedge Funds

WSJ – The recent turmoil in financial markets is upending some of the biggest hedge-fund trades of the year. A plunge in energy prices this month and a recent legal setback for managers making bets on shares of mortgage companies […]

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