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TCI Loses More Than Face as Japan Says No to Foreigners Playing

Bloomberg – It was a crisp autumn day in November 2005 when hedge fund manager John Ho entered the half- century-old Electric Power Development Co.’s headquarters in Tokyo, betting that Japan’s corporate attitudes were ripe for change. Ho, then director […]

Hedge fund manager Chris Hohn donates £500m to his wife’s charity

Guardian.co.uk – The secretive hedge fund manager and philanthropist Chris Hohn last year donated almost half a billion pounds to the children’s charity run by his wife, it emerged yesterday. The £486m gift follows hefty profits at Hohn’s hedge fund […]

Hedge fund firm TCI’s profits surge – Reuters

Reuters – Activist hedge fund firm TCI, which launched an attack on ABN AMRO in 2007 that helped trigger the Dutch bank’s sale, has seen profits surge 73 percent but warned this year will be tougher. The Children’s Investment Fund […]

Hedge fund firm TCI

Reuters – Activist hedge fund firm TCI, which launched an attack on ABN AMRO in 2007 that helped trigger the Dutch bank’s sale, has seen profits surge 73 percent but warned this year will be tougher. The Children’s Investment Fund […]

CSX, hedge fund fight in Congress; troubled fund backs off activism

Florida Times-Union – CSX Corp.’s proxy fight with two hedge funds ended in September with four nominees from The Children’s Investment Fund Management LLP and 3G Capital Partners Ltd. winning election to CSX’s board. But even though the fight is […]

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 […]

TCI Cuts $1 Billion of Japanese Short Stock Positions

Bloomberg – The Children’s Investment Fund Management UK LLP, a $9.5 billion U.K. hedge fund, cut its short positions in Japanese stocks including Toshiba Corp. by almost $1 billion in less than two months, exchange filings show. The London-based fund, […]

John Ho to step down as Asia chief at The Children’s Investment Fund

Times Online – John Ho, the head of The Children’s Investment Fund’s (TCI) operations in Asia, is poised to resign over what sources describe as a “clash of minds” with Chris Hohn, its notoriously abrasive founder. The same sources said […]

TCI Has $1.2 Billion of Japan Short Positions, Sells Toshiba

Bloomberg – The Children’s Investment Fund Management UK LLP, a $9.5 billion London-based hedge fund, has about $1.2 billion of short positions in Japanese stocks including Toshiba Corp., according to exchange filings. The fund, better known as TCI, has shorted […]

CSX says $11M shareholder settlement approved

Forbes – CSX Corp. said a New York Federal Court has approved a settlement in which the railroad operator will be paid $11 million by two activist shareholder hedge funds over alleged securities law violations. CSX said late Friday it […]

J-Power Seeks Long-Term Investors to Replace Hedge Fund TCI

Bloomberg – The head of J-Power, Japan’s largest electricity wholesaler, wants to attract long-term investors to replace its biggest stakeholder, hedge fund TCI, which exited after seeking his ouster in a feud over corporate management. “Investors such as pension funds, […]

Treasury Select Committee MPs accuse funds of cashing in on misery

Times Online – Hedge funds were accused by MPs yesterday of gambling against the taxpayer when they bet that the share prices of British banks would fall. Appearing before the Treasury Select Committee, four leading hedge fund managers were told […]

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