Tag Archives: activist


Talk of Harbinger stake in African Minerals

Telegraph.co.uk – The chatter was that Harbinger, a powerful US hedge fund run by Philip Falcone, has built a small stake in African Minerals and has been talking to London brokers in recent days about picking up more stock. Harbinger […]

Activist funds eye resurgence in friendlier climate

Alibaba News Channel – European companies emerging from the credit crisis should start looking over their shoulders: activist investors are set to return from hibernation, working more closely than ever with institutions to effect change. The activists, who favour methods […]

Hedge fund firm TCI

Reuters – Activist hedge fund firm TCI, which launched an attack on ABN AMRO in 2007 that helped trigger the Dutch bank’s sale, has seen profits surge 73 percent but warned this year will be tougher. The Children’s Investment Fund […]

Hedge fund firm TCI’s profits surge – Reuters

Reuters – Activist hedge fund firm TCI, which launched an attack on ABN AMRO in 2007 that helped trigger the Dutch bank’s sale, has seen profits surge 73 percent but warned this year will be tougher. The Children’s Investment Fund […]

Target shareholders reject Ackman board slate

Times and Democrat – Activist shareholder William Ackman sought for months to replace four incumbents on the Minneapolis-based retailer’s board of directors with five of his own picks, including himself. The head of Pershing Square Capital Management, which has a […]

David Geffen loses bid for stake in New York Times

PerthNow – Mr Geffen tried to acquire a 19 per cent stake in the New York Times Company that was held by Harbinger Capital Partners, the activist hedge fund, but was rebuffed, it emerged overnight. Since 1896, the newspaper has […]

Target’s activist shareholder to hold town meeting

Daily Times – Less than three weeks ahead of what’s expected to be a heated proxy contest at Target’s annual shareholders’ meeting, activist shareholder William Ackman aims to strengthen his case to investors for a new slate of directors by […]

Algebris fund sells Generali stake-report

Interactive Investor – Activist hedge fund Algebris has sold its stake in Italian insurer Assicurazione Generali SpA , a newspaper said on Tuesday, but a financial source said Algebris would attend the shareholder meeting this week. Algebris head Davide Serra […]

TCI Has $1.2 Billion of Japan Short Positions, Sells Toshiba

Bloomberg – The Children’s Investment Fund Management UK LLP, a $9.5 billion London-based hedge fund, has about $1.2 billion of short positions in Japanese stocks including Toshiba Corp., according to exchange filings. The fund, better known as TCI, has shorted […]

CSX says $11M shareholder settlement approved

Forbes – CSX Corp. said a New York Federal Court has approved a settlement in which the railroad operator will be paid $11 million by two activist shareholder hedge funds over alleged securities law violations. CSX said late Friday it […]

Hedge fund in talks with Target on board seats

Associated Press – Activist hedge fund manager William Ackman is in talks with Target Corp. about naming potential directors to the discount retailer’s board, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Thursday. Target shares gained 61 cents, or […]

TCI founder, partner Degorce leaves hedge firm

Forbes – Patrick Degorce, a founder and partner at high-profile activist hedge fund firm The Children’s Investment Fund (TCI), has left the company, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Friday. Degorce was in the public eye in early 2007 when he […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...