Wednesday, 20 August 2014
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Aug 19 2014 | 1:23pm ET
Jana Partners is getting the kind of help in its fight with PetSmart Inc. that is the stuff of fantasy for an activist hedge fund.
The firm said yesterday that it had received an anonymous package including damaging internal information about the company, which Jana would like to see sold.
Aug 19 2014 | 4:30pm ET
For John Burbank’s Passport Capital LLC, shorting individual stocks has just become too hard.
Aug 19 2014 | 1:21pm ET
Hedge-fund assets have soared over the past year, even as returns have disappointed.
Aug 19 2014 | 1:20pm ET
Both sides in Argentina’s debt dispute appear to be digging in their heels, as one major bank fears it will be caught in the crosshairs.
Aug 19 2014 | 1:02pm ET
Houston, Tex.-based Kanaly Trust has partnered with Meritage Capital to offer alternative investment solutions to its high-net-worth investors.
Aug 19 2014 | 12:34pm ET
Private-equity general partners hoping to succeed in Asia must change the way they work with portfolio companies, according to a new survey.
Aug 19 2014 | 11:09am ET
Northern Lights Compliance Services has expanded its operations to San Rafael, California.More News
Aug 12 2014 | 9:18am ET
Bruce Kahn spent over 15 years as a research scientist/consultant on environmental issues before leaving the Ivory Tower for Wall Street: “I found that in order to make effective changes on the environmental front, we needed to shift the way capital markets price the risk of environmental issues,” Kahn told FINalternatives' Mary Campbell in a recent interview. Kahn now runs a fund that does just that.
Aug 12 2014 | 9:00am ET
Since the market correction of 2008, a vast majority of hedge fund net asset flows have gone to a small minority of hedge funds with the strongest brands, marking a change from the pre-2008 environment, writes industry expert Don Steinbrugge. A brand is an investor’s perception of the overall quality of a hedge fund based on multiple evaluation factors that evolve over time.
Aug 11 2014 | 4:14am ET
A hedge fund manager is demanding most of his money back from his former landlord, who, in a made-for-the-tabloids twist, is a former model.
Aug 4 2014 | 7:42am ET
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