Saturday, 28 March 2015
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Feb 16 2010 | 3:35am ET
Activist hedge fund manager Nelson Peltz sold off almost $400 million in stocks in the fourth quarter, according to a regulatory filing.
Peltz’s Trian Partners owned stocks worth nearly $1.66 billion on Dec. 31, down 18% from the $2.03 billion in stocks it owned three months earlier. The hedge fund sold off its stakes in such companies as Chemtura Corp., Kraft Foods, Philip Morris International, Lorillard Inc., Career Education Corp., General Mills and Willis Group Holdings, although it replaced some of those shares with call options, the New York-based firm said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Trian also cut its stake in Dr Pepper Snapple Group, and bought shares of Banco Santander, Boise Inc. and Dollar Tree. It also bought options on 1.43 million shares of Safeway Inc.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…