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Pershing Square, Valeant Countersue Allergan

Aug 21 2014 | 10:58am ET

Pershing Square Capital Management and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International this week hit back at Allergan Inc., alleging that it’s the Botox-maker that’s run afoul of securities laws.

The countersuit alleges that Allergan’s investor roadshow to Canada last month was essentially a vehicle for a smear campaign.

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Mariner Holdings Promotes Greiner, Hires Caplinger

Aug 21 2014 | 1:15pm ET

Leawood, Kan.-based Mariner Holdings has tapped William Greiner, the former CIO of its Mariner Wealth Advisors subsidiary, to be chief investment strategist for the parent company.

Icahn Puts Pressure On Hertz

Aug 21 2014 | 10:55am ET

Carl Icahn yesterday unveiled his latest target, announcing a large stake in car-rental company Hertz Global Holdings.

Hedge Fund Redemptions Rise In August

Aug 21 2014 | 10:54am ET

Hedge-fund investors usually trim their holdings in the dog days of summer, and this year is no different.

BarclayHedge: July A ‘Difficult’ Month

Aug 21 2014 | 10:53am ET

The average hedge fund lost some of the small ground it’s taken in July, according to an industry benchmark.

London Hedge Fund Bonuses Down 94% Since ‘12

Aug 21 2014 | 9:40am ET

The downturn in hedge-fund returns is taking a big bite out of mid-level employees’ pockets.

Hedge Funds Cut Risk

Aug 21 2014 | 9:39am ET

Hedge funds are becoming increasingly reticent about risk.

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Q&A: Quad Advisors’ Borish Is Looking For Real Traders, Not Index Huggers

Aug 20 2014 | 1:43pm ET

Peter Borish, who served as founding partner and director of research at Tudor Investment Corp., has become the chief strategist and trading coach at Quad Advisors, a New York-based hedge fund incubator and accelerator. Borish spoke recently with FINalternatives' Mary Campbell about what attracted him to Quad Advisors, what being a trading coach involves and why nobody wants his 1999 cell phone.

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