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Jana Sent Cache Of Sensitive PetSmart Documents

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.

 

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Hedge Fund Passport Capital Shuns Shorts

Aug 19 2014 | 4:30pm ET

For John Burbank’s Passport Capital LLC, shorting individual stocks has just become too hard.

Registered Hedge Fund, Private Equity Assets Up More Than 20%

Aug 19 2014 | 1:21pm ET

Hedge-fund assets have soared over the past year, even as returns have disappointed.

Elliott Casts Wide Net For Argentine ‘Corruption’

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.

Meritage To Sub-Advise On Alternatives For Kanaly Clients

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.

Report: Asian PE GPs Must Create Operational Value

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.

Northern Lights Compliance Services Expands To Bay Area

Aug 19 2014 | 11:09am ET

Northern Lights Compliance Services has expanded its operations to San Rafael, California.

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Firm Focus: Sustainable Insight Capital Bullish On ESG

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.

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