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Allergan Hopes To Eat To Prevent Being Eaten

Aug 20 2014 | 8:14am ET

Allergan Inc. is still seeking an acquisition target to avoid becoming one itself.

The pharmaceutical company, the object of a $53 billion Pershing Square Capital Management-backed hostile takeover bid, has approached Salix Pharmaceuticals and at least one other company about a tie-up.

 

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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.

Argentine Debt Proposal Falls Flat; Aurelius Says Country Choosing ‘To Be Outlaws’

Aug 21 2014 | 9:38am ET

Investors are apparently not impressed with Argentina’s plan to skirt U.S. court rulings by paying its creditors on its turf.

Sandell Wins Five Seats In Bob Evans Proxy Fight

Aug 21 2014 | 9:36am ET

Activist hedge fund Sandell Asset Management has fallen short in its bid to take control of restaurant chain Bob Evans Farms.

Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund Seeks Commodities Manager

Aug 21 2014 | 9:03am ET

The Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund is searching for a investment firm to manage a dedicated commodities portfolio, which will have approximately $200 million in assets.

SuMi Trust Expands Tokyo Office To Serve Asian Clients

Aug 21 2014 | 8:12am ET

Hedge fund administrator SuMi Trust Global Asset Services will now serve Asian clients from an expanded Tokyo office.

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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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