Monday, 20 October 2014
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Aug 7 2013 | 11:50am ET
A pair of prominent hedge fund activists continued their winning ways in July.
Both Daniel Loeb's Third Point and David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital posted gains just shy of 3% last month, Reuters reports. Third Point's flagship Offshore Fund rose 2.9% and Greenlight 2.8%.
The gain puts the latter into double-digits for the year, with a return of 10.3% through 2013's first seven months. Third Point was already there, and is now up 15.9%. A more highly-levered version Third Point's main strategy, its Ultra Fund, is up 23.6% on the year after a 4.1% jump in July.
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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