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Geffen offered to buy NY Times stake: source

Reuters – Media mogul David Geffen tried to buy a stake in the New York Times Co from hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners, but was rejected, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Monday. Geffen offered to buy […]

Invest In The New York Times?

Forbes – Billionaire Carlos Slim Helu believes enough in The New York Times that he loaned it $250 million for an eventual 17% stake. The Forbes.com Investor Team says don’t copy him. Last summer in the Turnaround Newsletter, George Putnam […]

New York Times May Sell Red Sox Stake

Post Chronicle – The New York Times Co is trying to sell its stake in the holding company of the Boston Red Sox baseball team, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the discussions. The sale, […]

Hedge Fund Adviser Tozai to Close After Redemptions

Bloomberg – Tozai Investment Advisory Ltd., a Tokyo-based hedge fund adviser, is closing its business after market losses and investor redemptions cut its funds’ assets to zero from a peak of $70 million, a senior partner said. The Cayman Island-based […]

Quadrangle Group closing media-focused hedge fund

Reuters – Quadrangle Equity Investors, a hedge fund that concentrates on media and communications stocks, will wind down its business after losses and investor redemptions, according to people familiar with the situation. The relatively small fund employs fewer than a […]

Technology helps commodity funds outsmart market

Reuters UK – Artificial intelligence is helping trend-following commodity hedge funds triumph in treacherous markets when human brains alone aren’t enough. With industry data showing the average hedge fund down 20 percent or more this year due to strategies messed […]

India-focused hedge funds lost 46% in ’08

Times of India – Often-touted as manipulative, hedge funds have been time and again blamed for indiscriminate selling and thereby pulling down the domestic stock prices even in India. But India-focused hedge funds have also been affected by the meltdown. […]

Halbis Hedge Fund Stocking Up Again

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Halbis Capital Management of HSBC is upping the exposure in their European Alpha hedge fund thanks to cheap stock prices. Bill Maldonado, head of alternative investments, believes it is finally the right time to buy. "Lots […]

Dillard’s Board Members Reject Hedge Fund Advances

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Three Dillard’s Inc board members rejected a plea from hedge funds to have the company’s CEO, William Dillard II, booted from the chair.  Barington Capital Group LP and Clinton Group Inc. had been calling for the […]

Hedge Funds Looking to Revamp Dillard’s Management

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Two hedge funds are looking to oust William Dillard II, CEO of Dillard’s Inc., after poor performance and lagging stock prices.  Barington Capital Group LP and Clinton Group Inc sent a letter to the SEC that […]

Stock Manipulation Probe Launched After Prices Spike

Bloomberg – U.S. regulators are investigating whether investors manipulated end-of-day stock prices to avoid being forced by their brokers to sell holdings. These gaps, which caused the Dow Jones Industrial Average to swing as much as 104 points this month […]

Wolver Hill Japan Hedge Fund Resists Slumping Topix

Bloomberg – Wolver Hill Japan Multi-Strategy Fund, run by Deutsche Bank AG’s former prime brokerage sales chief in Tokyo, resisted the worst month for the nation’s stocks in almost 15 years to be little changed in September. The $11 million […]

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