Thursday, 21 August 2014
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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.
Aug 21 2014 | 6:15am ET
The bidding war for Family Dollar Stores took another twist yesterday when Dollar General—which this week offered nearly $9 billion for its rival—accused Family Dollar CEO of misleading it.
Aug 21 2014 | 6:14am ET
Macquarie Group has shut four Van Eyk funds after they were forced to suspend redemptions due to illiquid investments made by a British hedge fund.
Aug 21 2014 | 6:13am ET
After several failed attempts to buy a Major League Baseball team, Steven Cohen is consoling himself with a minor-league football team.
Aug 21 2014 | 6:12am ET
Former Forbes magazine and Bloomberg editor Peter Schwartz has left journalism for the hedge fund industry.
Aug 20 2014 | 3:03pm ET
Moore Capital vet Jonathan Cheng has launched his own hedge fund with the backing of a family office.
Aug 20 2014 | 12:10pm ET
Private equity firm JMI Equity has closed its largest fund to date—the $1 billion JMI VIII growth equity fund.More News
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.
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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