Friday, 22 August 2014
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Aug 22 2014 | 7:05am ET
A former Goldman Sachs trader is in seed-investment talks with the Blackstone Group.
Jason Brown’s Arkkan Capital Management may win the backing of the alternative investments giant. It is unclear how much Blackstone might invest in the firm.
Aug 22 2014 | 7:03am ET
Forced by an insider-trading scandal to cool his heels managing his own fortune, SAC Capital Advisors founder Steven Cohen may be plotting his comeback.
Aug 22 2014 | 7:02am ET
A federal judge said that Argentina’s plan to pay bondholders through a new debt exchange is illegal and barred the country from proceeding.
Aug 22 2014 | 7:00am ET
A federal judge has refused to expedite Allergan Inc.’s insider-trading lawsuit against Pershing Square Capital Management and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, leaving open the possibility that its board could be ousted before the litigation is resolved.
Aug 22 2014 | 6:58am ET
Family Dollar Stores has rejected an $8.9 billion offer from its biggest competitor, saying that a tie-up between the largest and second-largest dollar stores in the U.S. would run into antitrust trouble.
Aug 22 2014 | 5:26am ET
New York-based hedge fund Manikay Partners is preparing to open its first European office.
Aug 22 2014 | 5:03am ET
Bankruptcy has proven an expensive proposition for Harbinger Capital Partners’ wireless internet venture.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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