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May 11 2012 | 11:58am ET
Here’s some good news for a hedge fund that desperately needs some: Harbinger Capital Management's permanent capital vehicle cut its second-quarter loss.
Harbinger Group said yesterday that it lost $3.9 million in the three months ended April 1. In the year-earlier period, the vehicle lost $62 million.
Harbinger Group credited the results to its acquisition of Fidelity Guaranty & Life. The insurer contributed $359 million to Harbinger Group's $1.11 billion in revenue, the lion's share of the $416.1 million increase in that metric.
The vehicle added that its consumer product revenue—Harbinger Group owns the majority of Spectrum Brands Holdings—rose 8% in the quarter.
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…