Thursday, 18 September 2014
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Feb 18 2014 | 9:57am ET
In the wake of the Comcast Corp.-Time Warner Cable deal, activist hedge fund Jana Partners is investing in a cable mogul who was shut out.
The New York-based firm has taken a 5.5% stake in Liberty Interactive, headed by John Malone. Charter Communications, which is backed by Malone's Liberty Media, had sought to buy TWC, but its offer was rejected.
Liberty Interactive owns home-shopping network QVC Inc. and websites Evite and TripAdvisor, among others. The company said in October that it was planning to spin-off QVC and TripAdvisor.
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.