Saturday, 25 April 2015
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Aug 21 2012 | 1:05pm ET
Greenlight Capital's investments in healthcare companies may be calculated to profit from President Barack Obama's possible defeat in November, but they may already be paying off for the hedge fund.
The $7.7 billion fund's investment in Coventry Health Care jumped 20% yesterday after Aetna Inc. agreed to buy Coventry for $5.6 billion. Greenlight bought 6.66 million Coventry shares for about $200 million in the second quarter; yesterday, the shares surged 20% and are now valued at $280 million.
Greenlight also bought a stake in Cigna Corp., saying that no matter what happens with "Obamacare" in the future, it had already depressed the prices of managed healthcare companies.
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…