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Barakett’s Atticus Fund Jumps Back Into Stocks, Filing Shows

Bloomberg – Atticus Capital LP, the New York- based hedge-fund firm run by Timothy Barakett, reversed course in the second quarter, investing more than $3.5 billion in U.S.- listed stocks as equity markets recovered. Atticus bought $355 million in shares […]

Harbinger Capital Takes Position in Zapata

Seeking Alpha – In a 13D filing with the SEC, Harbinger Capital Partners has revealed a new position in Zapata Corporation due to activity on June 17th, 2009. This is a brand new position for the hedge fund and it […]

Lone Pine Reveals Smithfield Foods Holdings

Seeking Alpha – In a 13G filing made with the SEC due to activity on June 9th, 2009, Lone Pine Capital has disclosed a 7.7% ownership stake in Smithfield Foods (SFD). This is a brand new position for Stephen Mandel’s […]

Citadel, SAC Capital Get Pick of Casualties as Carnage Worsens

Reuters UK – Balyasny Asset Management LP recruited more than 30 money managers and analysts from competing hedge funds in the first eight months of the year, exceeding its total for all of 2007. “We have been aggressively looking for […]

Citadel, SAC Capital Get Pick of Casualties as Carnage Worsens

Bloomberg – Balyasny Asset Management LP recruited more than 30 money managers and analysts from competing hedge funds in the first eight months of the year, exceeding its total for all of 2007. “We have been aggressively looking for talent, […]

Former Goldman Big Departs From Hedgie Halcylon

New York Post – Former Goldman Sachs exec Steve Mandis has left the $12 billion hedge fund Halcyon Asset Management – one of the oldest hedge funds on Wall Street, according to an investor letter. Mandis was vice chairman and […]

Stanley Shopkorn, Ex-Moore Equities Chief, to Start Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Stanley Shopkorn, a former head of equities trading at Louis Bacon’s Moore Capital Management LLC, plans to open a global stocks hedge fund, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. Hilltop Park Fund LP, based […]

GMP hedge fund makes solid debut

Globe and Mail – GMP Securities enjoyed a solid debut with its new and much-scrutinized hedge fund. GMP Diversified Alpha Fund, a multi-strategy fund launched last year by the investment dealer, published its first set of performance numbers Thursday as […]

Giant hedge fund firm plans to spin off Raptor business

MarketWatch – James Pallotta, vice chairman and managing director of U.S. public equities at Tudor Investment Corp., is leaving the giant hedge fund firm and plans to launch the Raptor Global Funds unit he runs as a separate business, according […]

Leopard Capital Competes to Invest in Cambodia Acleda Bank

Bloomberg – Leopard Capital, which is setting up a $100 million private-equity fund to invest in Cambodia, said it’s competing to buy a stake in Acleda Bank Plc, the largest Cambodian bank. “It’s the best-run bank, it’s clean and it […]

Hedges turn to business of rescue

Financial Times- Even as politicians and regulators accuse hedge fund short-sellers of trying to bring down banks in Britain, the US and Australia, top hedge managers are providing rescue capital to prop up the ailing corporate world. The latest bail-out […]

Borges named chairman of hedge fund rules board

Reuters- Antonio Borges, a former senior banker at Goldman Sachs, has been appointed chairman of the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB), the custodian of the voluntary standards scheme devised by leading members of the sector. Borges, vice chairman of Goldman […]

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