Tag Archives: estate-investment-trust

Ackman’s Hedge Fund for Target Stake Fell 68% in 2008

Bloomberg – William Ackman’s hedge fund that invests in Target Corp. fell 68 percent last year, more than double the loss by the second-largest U.S. discount chain. Pershing Square IV declined 7.7 percent in December alone, according to a letter […]

Hedge Funds As Breakers, Not Makers, Of News

CNNMoney.com- Hedge funds hate to see their names in the headlines, but lately, they’ve been the ones breaking the news about companies they invest in. Daniel Loeb’s Third Point LLC disclosed in a Monday regulatory filing that Maguire Properties Inc. […]

Fund giants track property swaps

Reuters- Some of the world’s biggest property fund firms could eventually be tempted to trade property derivatives in a material way as long as the young market continues growing. However, listed property firms such as real estate investment trust (REITs) […]