Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Sep 11 2013 | 10:20am ET
Southeastern Asset Management, until recently Carl Icahn's partner in his effort to sink Dell Inc.'s $24.8 billion buyout, has a new target: Rupert Murdoch's media empire.
Southeastern has taken an 11.9% stake in News Corp., it said, yesterday. The firm's $397 million holding makes them News Corp.'s second largest shareholder behind Murdoch, who owns 39% of the company.
News Corp. owns, among many other things, The Wall Street Journal, New York Post, London's The Times and The Sun, publisher HarperCollins and Fox Broadcasting.
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 ...