Tuesday, 24 November 2015
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Jul 2 2014 | 8:56am ET
Jana Partners enjoyed modest gains in the first half, well ahead of the average hedge fund but slightly lagging the broader markets.
The New York-based activist hedge fund returned 5.3% in the first six months of the year, capped by a 1.6% rise in June, reported The Wall Street Journal. By contrast, the average hedge fund returned under 2% through May, and the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index 6.8% in the first half.
The $10 billion firm did not break down its performance by position in its monthly investor update. But its new investments are doing well: Walgreen Co. has returned 28% this year and AerCap Holdings 21%.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…