Monday, 4 May 2015
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Apr 30 2015 | 1:57pm ET
A new study looking at activist hedge fund performance between 2008 and mid-2014 has determined that not only do such strategies generate short- and long-term results, but that the bigger the fund, the better the gains.
The study found that the stock market has generally reacted more favorably to activism in recent years than was the case the last time such a study was undertaken, in 2008.
May 1 2015 | 2:24pm ET
Citadel has hired Edward O’Reilly as managing director and global head of distribution and investor relations.
May 1 2015 | 2:14pm ET
Dan Loeb’s hedge fund Third Point has revealed a new position in restaurant company Yum! Brands.
May 1 2015 | 1:56pm ET
Martin Lipton may be changing his tune when it comes to battling activist shareholders.
May 1 2015 | 1:32pm ET
Tom Duffy has been named a principal at debt specialist Praesidian Capital.
May 1 2015 | 12:09pm ET
Jana Partners, an activist hedge fund currently embroiled in a campaign with Qualcomm, has booked a 0.3% loss in April.
May 1 2015 | 11:51am ET
Former CQS portfolio manager Monica Hsiao is planning to launch a new fund later this month.More News
Apr 24 2015 | 5:11pm ET
The U.S. Treasury Department has released proposed rules aimed at limiting the ability of hedge funds to delay or lower their taxes through the use of offshore reinsurance companies.
Apr 30 2015 | 7:18am ET
The convergence of the hedge fund and mutual fund worlds continues unabated, as each week brings news of another hedge fund manager porting his strategy into a vehicle that can be offered to the retail market. You likely know what makes an effective portfolio manager, analyst, or fund marketer – but what makes an effective director? Susan Ferris Wyderko, president and CEO of The Mutual Fund Directors Forum, outlines some traits to look for when selecting a board director.
Apr 17 2015 | 2:45am ET
Hedge fund manager Rob Rill grins. He has just had word that U.S. financial regulators have finally closed Puerto Rico's ailing lender Doral Financial, a stock he has been shorting for the past six months.
Apr 27 2015 | 5:38am ET
Information management is a time consuming process, especially as hedge funds and other investment vehicles become more complex, pulling data from multiple service providers each day. S3 Partners has created a platform to streamline the process, helping asset managers aggregate prime brokerage, swap, stock loan and custody data they can act on, all while saving time.
Apr 10 2015 | 7:46am ET
Former Enron trader and hedge fund billionaire John Arnold may be about to launch a national publicity campaign to convince U.S. voters of the need to reform public pensions, according to a document seen by Reuters.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…