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Former President Bill Clinton Honors Alternative Investor LeapFrog

New York (HedgeCo.net) – In the Closing Plenary of the Clinton Global Initiative 2009, former President Bill Clinton featured LeapFrog Investments, which raised the world’s first microinsurance fund. “LeapFrog’s team is widely recognized as having opened up a new frontier […]

The Who’s Who of Hedge Funds Defend Their Industry

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Five billionaire hedge fund managers stood up before Congress yesterday and shared their differing views on the hedge fund industry. George Soros, Philip Falcone, John Paulson, James Simons and Ken Griffin all took turns defending hedge […]

Harbinger Hedge May Be Looking to Rev Up Leap Management

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Activist hedge fund Harbinger Capital might be looking to make some strategic changes to another management team.  They are expected to hold talks with Leap Wireless International, in which they hold a substantial 14.8 percent stake […]

Anglo-Saxon hedge funds shorting on Madrid falls

Telegraph.co.uk – EU data shows that Philip Falcone, the US hedge fund baron who led the assault on HBOS, has sold short €138m (£108m) of Banco Popular’s shares, or 1.65pc of the total float, through his fund Harbinger Capital. He […]

China\’s Sinosteel to proceed with Midwest takeover

AP – Chinese steelmaker Sinosteel Corp. has taken control of 98 percent of Midwest Corp. and will proceed with compulsory acquisition of the Australian miner, Midwest said. In a brief statement Wednesday, Midwest said Sinosteel would recommend de-listing the company […]

Harbinger Hedge Fund Looking to Shake Up Another Board

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Harbinger Capital has taken an 8 percent stake in Cablevision Systems Corp., according to a regulatory filing done yesterday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The activist hedge fund now owns nearly 19 million shares of […]

Hedge Fund Harbinger Buys Nearly 5% of Cablevision

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) –  Harbinger Capital Management, an activist hedge fund, has accumulated a 4.9% stake in Cablevision Systems Corp, according to The Wall Street Journal. In a regulatory filing, Harbinger said that it had bought 11.45 million of […]

New York Hedge Funds Need Quick Turnaround

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New York’s top 100 hedge funds are in trouble and can’t seem to get out of the red, according to performance reports obtained by the New York Post.  Prominent hedge funds are still trying to recover […]

Harbinger Capital Builds 6.6% Stake in Sunoco

Seeking Alpha- In a 13G filing after the close Friday on Sunoco, Inc. (SUN), Philip Falcone’s Harbinger Capital disclosed a 6.6% stake (7,732,600 shares) in the company. The hedge fund did not show a stake in Sunoco at the quarter […]

Hedge Fund Halts Takeover Talks, Inmarsat Shares Plunge

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Inmarsat shares took a dive yesterday after hedge fund Harbinger Capital halted talks of a possible takeover.  Harbinger has amassed a 28 percent stake in the U.K.-based mobile satellite communications group. Harbinger, who has AUM upwards […]

Inmarsat dives after hedge fund suspends talks

Times Online- Shares in Inmarsat, the mobile satellite communications group, plunged 12.2 per cent today after it emerged that Harbinger Capital, the activist American hedge fund investor, has suspended talks over a possible takeover. While both parties left the door […]

Hedge funds with high ambition

Times Online- Philip Falcone is used to demanding change from underperforming company executives, but yesterday he took Harbinger Capital, his activist hedge fund, into new territory. Complete with financial advisers and a big stake, Harbinger broke cover as a traditional […]

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