Thursday, 21 August 2014
Last updated 22 min ago
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 | 9:40am ET
The downturn in hedge-fund returns is taking a big bite out of mid-level employees’ pockets.
Aug 21 2014 | 9:39am ET
Hedge funds are becoming increasingly reticent about risk.
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.
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.
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.
Aug 21 2014 | 8:12am ET
Hedge fund administrator SuMi Trust Global Asset Services will now serve Asian clients from an expanded Tokyo office.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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