Tag Archives: board members

Improving Hedge Fund Industry Corporate Governance

Seeking Alpha – I saw today a very interesting article in the FT about the discussion going on at the SEC about a rule allowing US investors to nominate company directors. Companies at present nominate their own directors. Shareholders have […]

Hedge Fund Manager Looking to Shake Up Target Board

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund manager William Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management is in talks with discount retailer Target to nominate some potential members to their board of directors, according to a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing. […]

Hirco shareholder seeks ouster of chairman, 2 directors

Forbes – India-focused property firm Hirco Plc said on Monday hedge fund and shareholder Laxey Partners Ltd has sought a shareholder meeting to remove chairman and two other board members, and to appoint its nominees on Hirco board. Laxey has […]

Madoff Hedge Fund Shut Down by Luxembourg Regulators

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Swiss bank UBS AG’s money manager, Luxalpha, was one of the main European hedge funds that gave money to US money manager Bernard Madoff, it is now being shut down by CSSF, Luxembourg’s financial supervisors. […]