Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Jun 25 2013 | 10:20am ET
Pine River Capital Management doesn't appear to hold out much hope that Third Point's Daniel Loeb will succeed in his activist campaign to transform Sony Corp.
The hedge fund is shorting the electronics giant's shares, ValueWalk reports. Pine River opened its short before the beginning of the year, months before Loeb bought a large stake in the company and began pushing it to partially spin-off its entertainment division.
Shareholder activism has not proven terribly successful in Japan, and Sony seems cool to Loeb's plans.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...