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Hedge fund loses $130 mln on shares held by Lehman

Reuters – Hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners said on Tuesday it had lost more than a quarter of its stake in sugar maker Tate & Lyle as it has been unable to reclaim them from collapsed bank Lehman Brothers. Harbinger […]

Harbinger Capital cuts stake in New York Times Co. to 16.4 pct, calls company a ‘core holding’

Hartford Courant – Harbinger Capital Partners LLC says it has sold part of its 20 percent stake in The New York Times Co., but still considers the company a core holding. The hedge fund said in a securities filing this […]

Falcone’s Harbinger selling 20 million Calpine shares

MarketWatch – Harbinger Capital, a big hedge-fund firm run by Philip Falcone, is selling 20 million shares of power company Calpine Corp. Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I Ltd. is selling the stock in a public secondary offering underwritten by […]

Harbinger Capital Takes Position in Zapata

Seeking Alpha – In a 13D filing with the SEC, Harbinger Capital Partners has revealed a new position in Zapata Corporation due to activity on June 17th, 2009. This is a brand new position for the hedge fund and it […]

Third competitor files to take over Asarco

Daily Territorial – A third offer to take copper miner Asarco out of Chapter 11 was filed last week in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Corpus Christi, Texas, by New York City-based hedge-fund manager Harbinger Capital Partners. The $500 million reorganization […]

David Geffen loses bid for stake in New York Times

PerthNow – Mr Geffen tried to acquire a 19 per cent stake in the New York Times Company that was held by Harbinger Capital Partners, the activist hedge fund, but was rebuffed, it emerged overnight. Since 1896, the newspaper has […]

Geffen offered to buy NY Times stake: source

Reuters – Media mogul David Geffen tried to buy a stake in the New York Times Co from hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners, but was rejected, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Monday. Geffen offered to buy […]

US hedge fund Harbinger swings to gains

Reuters – Hedge fund firm Harbinger Capital Partners LLC swung into the black with investors saying the flagship fund gained between 6 and 8 percent in the first quarter. That is good news for the New York-based firm, run by […]

Falcone Starts Fund as Harbinger Client Money Remains Locked Up

Bloomberg – Philip Falcone, who runs the $7 billion Harbinger Capital Partners LLC, is starting a hedge fund that draws on his background in distressed securities, even as investors are locked into his biggest fund. The Credit Distressed Blue Line […]

Debt Crisis for New York Times Hedge Fund Shareholders

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Some analysts are saying that the mighty New York Times might be headed down the same path as the bankrupt Tribune Company, owner of the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times. Hedge fund shareholders, Harbinger […]

Harbinger Capital Limits Year-End Redemptions on Largest Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New York-based Harbinger Capital Partners has capped year-end withdrawals from its largest hedge fund after investors moved to pull $3.5 billion of capital. The hedge fund, run by Philip Falcone, will only honor 60 to 70 […]