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Conyers Named Offshore Law Firm of the Year

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman was named Offshore Law Firm of the Year at 2009 The Lawyer Awards.  According to the judges’ criteria, the award is presented to the firm which demonstrates […]

JPMorgan’s future in hedge funds

FierceFinance – Not too long ago we were lamenting the trend by top investment banks to move into hedge funds and alternative investments in general. Buying hedge fund firms and launching them internally didn’t work out so well for Citigroup. It […]

New Year to Change Hedge Funds

Markets Media News – The New Year is likely to see several important shifts in alternative investing, according to Don Steinbrugge, managing partner of Agecroft Partners, a global consulting and third-party marketing firm for hedge funds. Steinbrugge said during the […]

CSX settles case over alleged fund violations

CNNMoney.com - Railroad CSX Corp. said Wednesday it has settled a case of alleged securities law violations with two activist shareholder hedge funds. If the settlement is approved by a federal court, CSX will receive $10 million from TCI, which manages […]

Dillard’s shareholders demand access to records

Reuters – Two activist hedge funds of Dillard’s Inc are demanding access to inspect the retailer’s books and records, seeking greater transparency from the department store chain’s executives and family members. Dillard’s shares jumped 18 percent in Monday morning trading. […]

Investors reject Centaurus restructure

FT Alphaville – Centaurus Capital is running down its flagship hedge fund after investors with the London activist failed to back an emergency restructuring. Centaurus, founded by former BNP Paribas traders Bernard Oppetit and Randy Freeman, will now repay the bulk of […]

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 […]

Hedge fund Atticus loses more than $5 bln -source

Forbes - U.S. activist hedge fund Atticus Capital has lost more than $5 billion this year, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters, after its funds were hit by heavy falls in financial stocks. Atticus, a high-profile player in deals […]

Northern Rock scars RAB Capital profits

Times Online- Hedge fund RAB Capital, one of the largest shareholders in Northern Rock when the bank was nationalised in February, this morning announced that its first half pre-tax profit had almost halved and assets under management had shrunk by […]

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 […]

Peace breaks out in Yahoo leadership row

Guardian Unlimited- The struggling internet company Yahoo has struck a pact with its billionaire critic Carl Icahn by giving the hedge fund activist a minority presence on its board to avoid a potentially tempestuous showdown at a shareholder meeting next […]

Hedge Funds As Breakers, Not Makers, Of News

CNNMoney.com- Hedge funds hate to see their names in the headlines, but lately, they’ve been the ones breaking the news about companies they invest in. Daniel Loeb’s Third Point LLC disclosed in a Monday regulatory filing that Maguire Properties Inc. […]

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