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Steel Partners says Icahn fights on in Caymans

Reuters – Carl Icahn and other investors who failed to block Steel Partners’ plan to convert a hedge fund into a listed partnership in Delaware court, continue to fight the plan in the Cayman Islands, Steel Partners said on Thursday. […]

REFILE-Activist funds ditch Japan, leave governance void

Interactive Investor – The retreat of two high-profile activist funds from Japan underscores the difficulties such funds face in squeezing value from their investments and raises worries about lax corporate governance in the world’s second-biggest economy. The Children’s Investment Fund […]

Steel Partners forges ahead with fund conversion

Reuters – Warren Lichtenstein’s Steel Partners LLC is forging ahead with a controversial plan to convert its flagship hedge fund, Steel Partners II, into a publicly traded holding company in the face of opposition from shareholders calling for liquidation. The […]

Unison Capital raises Aderans share offer by 20%

Reuters Tokyo – Japanese equity fund Unison Capital said on Monday it has raised its planned offer for shares in wig maker Aderans Holdings by 20 percent to 1,200 yen per share. Unsion Capital and Aderans are locked in a […]

Steel Partners forges ahead with fund conversion

Reuters – Warren Lichtenstein’s Steel Partners LLC is forging ahead with a controversial plan to convert its flagship hedge fund, Steel Partners II, into a publicly traded holding company in the face of opposition from shareholders calling for liquidation. The […]

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 […]

Hedge fund Steel Partners seeks to dismiss Icahn suit

Reuters – Steel Partners this week asked a Delaware court to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the hedge fund firm by billionaire investor Carl Icahn, saying he is "looking for a scapegoat" for investment losses that happened as the financial […]

ACF, Bank of America Sue Hedge Fund Steel Partners

CNNMoney.com – ACF Industries and Bank of America Corp. (BAC) are suing hedge fund Steel Partners, accusing the fund of fraud by failing to tell investors of plans to go public, Reuters reported Wednesday. Reuters says ACF, which court documents […]

Steel Partners Seeks to Convert Biggest Fund to Public Company

Bloomberg – Activist investor Warren Lichtenstein is seeking to convert his largest hedge fund into a publicly traded partnership after clients sought to withdraw 38 percent of their money. The $1.2 billion Steel Partners II Fund lost 39 percent last […]

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