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Et-China soars after Kuoni buys hedge fund’s 31.8 pct stake in company

Proactive Investors UK – Shares in Et-china.com International Holdings LTD (AIM: ETC) got an enormous boost today from news that Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd has bought the 31.8 percent stake in the company that was held by hedge fund Gandhara […]

Target shareholders reject Ackman board slate

Times and Democrat – Activist shareholder William Ackman sought for months to replace four incumbents on the Minneapolis-based retailer’s board of directors with five of his own picks, including himself. The head of Pershing Square Capital Management, which has a […]

Target’s activist shareholder to hold town meeting

Daily Times – Less than three weeks ahead of what’s expected to be a heated proxy contest at Target’s annual shareholders’ meeting, activist shareholder William Ackman aims to strengthen his case to investors for a new slate of directors by […]

Steel Partners opposes bid for Aderans stake

Reuters – U.S. hedge fund Steel Partners said it has urged shareholders of loss-making wig maker Aderans Holdings to reject an offer by Japanese private equity fund Unison Capital to buy Aderans shares. Japan’s Aderans said last month it supported […]

Integrated changes tack with deal to sell hedge funds

Reuters – Integrated Asset Management said on Wednesday it is repositioning as a pure play brokerage business after agreeing to sell a 51 percent stake in its French fund of hedge funds business. The firm, listed on London’s AIM market, […]

Integrated changes tack with deal to sell hedge funds

Reuters – Integrated Asset Management said on Wednesday it is repositioning as a pure play brokerage business after agreeing to sell a 51 percent stake in its French fund of hedge funds business. The firm, listed on London’s AIM market, […]

Chrysler lenders offer to swap $2.5B for equity

Daily Times – Banks and hedge funds that hold $6.9 billion in Chrysler LLC debt have proposed forgiving $2.5 billion of it in exchange for about a 40 percent stake a Chrysler-Fiat alliance, according to two people briefed on the […]

TowerBrook takes control of Autodistribution Group

Forex Pros – Private equity firm TowerBrook Capital said on Monday it had reached an agreement to take control of French debt-ridden auto parts firm Autodistribution Group. The deal, at a time of slumping sales in the European car industry, […]

U.S. offers more funds to help fraught AIG

The U.S. government announced a restructuring of a bailout plan for the troubled insurer American International Group Inc. Monday, extending $30 billion in additional aid to the company. News of the additional funds comes as AIG, once the world’s largest […]

Ackman’s hedge fund for Target falls 40%

Birmingham Business Journal – The hedge fund created by activist investor William Ackman to buy up shares of Target Corp. lost 40.1 percent of its value in January, according to a Bloomberg News report.  Since creating the fund, called Pershing […]

Chicago hedge fund buys 5.7 percent stake in ADC

Bizjournals.com – Citadel Investment Group, a Chicago-based hedge fund, has spent $33 million to buy a 5.7 percent stake in ADC Telecommunications Inc. The deal makes Citadel the second-largest holder of Eden Prairie-based ADC’s stock and sent the company’s shares […]

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, […]

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