Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Feb 2 2010 | 7:01am ET
Activist hedge fund Third Point enjoyed a hot start to 2010. The New York-based firm posted returns ranging from 3.4% to 4.2% across its funds in January, according to a letter to investors obtained by Dealbreaker.com.
Third Point’s largest fund, Offshore, rose 3.6% on the month, almost the precise opposite of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, which dropped slightly less than 3.6%.
Third Point Partners rose 3.4% last month. Third Point Partners Qualified was up 3.7%, and Third Point Ultra added 4.2%.
Third Point’s funds rose between 33% and 44% last year.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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