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Porsche offices raided in share probe

First Post – German prosecutors are investigating executives at the sportscar firm over allegations of share-manipulation. Porsche denied any disclosure irregularities but many hedge funds and investment management firms were left wrong-footed after it made a shock announcement that it […]

Volkswagen Again a Focus for Hedge-Fund Short Sellers, WSJ Says

Bloomberg – Volkswagen AG has seen a doubling of short interest in its stock by hedge funds since the middle of last month, with 2 percent of the company’s shares, and almost a third of the common stock available for […]

Hedge funds build up short bets on VW again

Reuters UK – Hedge funds have increased their bets on a fall in voting shares in Europe’s biggest carmaker Volkswagen, according to data on Tuesday, despite the heavy losses suffered by such funds last year. Hedge funds shorting VW were […]

VW drops as hedge funds move in

Reuters Blogs – Volkswagen ordinary shares are down today after yesterday’s report of increased short positions. Stock out on loan, a good indication of shorting, has doubled over the past month to 2 pct of total issuance, according to figures […]

Volkswagen hedges offset lower Porsche earnings

Guardian.co.uk – Big gains on derivative bets linked to Volkswagen shares offset a decline in nine-month earnings at Porsche SE’s core sports car business, the heavily indebted holding company said on Friday. Porsche, scrambling to shore up its tattered balance […]

Porsche trades give funds ammunition: report

Times of the Internet – Hedge funds have gained ammunition for complaints against German sports car maker Porsche after it said it made almost 400 million euros (514 million dollars) in bets on German blue-chip stocks, a press report said […]

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