Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Jul 19 2007 | 11:29am ET
Activist hedge fund manager Third Point did, in fact, go to market today, but even an extra 24 hours to allow “continuing flow or orders from the U.S. side,” Daniel Loeb’s foray into public listings did not go as well as planned.
In the end, the firm raised US$525 million, it told the London Stock Exchange, where it listed the vehicle. That is short of the €500 million (US$689 million) it had targeted, in spite of the fact that the listed fund—sold at an initial offering price of US$10, €10 or £10 per share—is the only route new investors have to Loeb’s closed Third Point Offshore Fund.
New York-based Third Point told the LSE in a note that, should IPO global coordinator and stabilizing manager UBS fully exercise its over-allotment option—deadline Aug. 17—the listing will raise a total of US$573 million.
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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