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Elliott Hedge Fund Bought Fictitious Securities From Dreier

Bloomberg – Elliott Management Corp., the $12.8 billion hedge-fund firm founded by Paul Singer 32 years ago, told clients that it bought securities from Marc Dreier, the New York lawyer jailed for alleged fraud. Elliott lost money on promissory notes […]

Hedge fund may increase stake in Alcoa

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review- Activist shareholder Highfields Capital Management LP has alerted Alcoa Inc. it may increase its stake in the aluminum maker to as much as 8 percent, a move that would make the Boston-based hedge fund the company’s largest shareholder. […]

Hedge funds to back £4.5bn Barclays issue

Financial Times- Several of London’s largest hedge funds are backing Barclays’ £4.5bn ($8.9bn) capital increase, underscoring the complex roles they are playing in the recapitalisation of the UK banking sector. GLG Partners, Lansdowne, CQS and Och-Ziff have all agreed to […]