Tag Archives: mergers

Ex-Goldman Trader, Deephaven Asia Head Bhatia Plans Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Sanjiv Bhatia, a former head of Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s Asia equity trading desk, plans to start a hedge fund to trade securities of Asian companies whose valuations are affected by mergers, reorganizations and changes in structure. Bhatia, […]

Smart Money Analysis-Paulson’s AngloGold bet points to inflation

Reuters – Billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson’s big stake in AngloGold Ashanti  is a strand of his heavy exposure to gold and not designed to gain from the slim chance of a merger bid. Before making billions of profits […]

Blackstone Cancels Plan for Asian Event-Driven Fund

Bloomberg – Blackstone Group LP, the world’s biggest buyout company, canceled a plan to start a hedge fund that initially aimed to invest as much as $1 billion in Asian companies affected by events such as mergers and reorganizations. Blackstone […]

Glaxo to buy Stiefel Labs for up to $3.6 billion

Reuters UK – GlaxoSmithKline Plc, the world’s second-largest drugmaker, has agreed to buy privately owned U.S. skincare specialist Stiefel Laboratories Inc for up to $3.6 billion, the two companies said on Monday. The acquisition is the latest in a string […]