Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Sep 16 2011 | 4:57am ET
Another Carl Icahn deputy is leaving the legendary corporate raider's nest to found a hedge fund of his own.
Alex Denner, for five years Icahn's right-hand man on matters healthcare, plans to open his new firm by the end of the year, Bloomberg News reports. The move comes just months after Denner and Icahn signed an agreement promising the former a bigger piece of the profit from Icahn Enterprises' investment in Forest Laboratories.
Icahn earlier this year decided to return all outside capital managed by his hedge fund. Last year, the firm's principal executive officer, Keith Meister, launched his hedge fund, Corvex Capital, which has raised almost $500 million.
According to Bloomberg, Icahn may invest in Denner's fund.
Denner joined Icahn in 2006, helping lead a number of activist campaigns against pharmaceutical companies—and serving on the boards of several of them. Prior to working with Icahn, Denner worked at Viking Global Investors and Morgan Stanley.
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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