Monthly Archives: May 2011

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Hedge fund says Northern Rock call is wrong – Financial Times

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Hedge fund says Northern Rock call is wrongFinancial TimesIn 2009 two hedge funds, SRM Global and RAB Special Situations, sued the government over the near-collapse of Northern Rock but had their claims thrown out by the High Court. The Bank of England… Continue reading

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As Currency Swings Bash Big Bets, Hedge Funds Play It Safe – Wall Street Journal

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As Currency Swings Bash Big Bets, Hedge Funds Play It SafeWall Street JournalNEW YORK (Dow Jones)–May has been a messy month for currency-focused hedge funds. Their new MO? Tone down the trading. As of Thursday, hedge funds that bet on currencies and … Continue reading

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The Value Of Picking Great Managers & Stocks (Post Ira Sohn) – Barron’s (blog)

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The Value Of Picking Great Managers & Stocks (Post Ira Sohn)Barron’s (blog)Last week, my colleague Avi Salzman blogged from the Ira Sohn event, which featured top hedge fund managers talking about their favorite stocks. The public displays by a lar… Continue reading

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Harbinger Capital Says UK Wrong, Northern Rock Shares Worth $531 Million – Bloomberg

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Harbinger Capital Says UK Wrong, Northern Rock Shares Worth $531 MillionBloombergHarbinger Capital Partners, the hedge fund run by billionaire Philip Falcone, said holders of Northern Rock Asset Management Plc's preferred shares should be paid 322…. Continue reading

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How You Can Invest in a Hedge Fund – Motley Fool

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Portfolio.comHow You Can Invest in a Hedge FundMotley FoolLonging to have a super-genius, wildly successful hedge fund manager invest your money? Yeah, me too. But unless you are an institutional investor, sold your Internet company at the top of the l… Continue reading

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For hedge funds, seed capital is the new normal – Fortune (blog)

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For hedge funds, seed capital is the new normalFortune (blog)Even the most pedigreed hedge fund managers are considering seeders since the financial crisis has made investors wary of putting money with managers striking out on their own. FORTUNE — Hed… Continue reading

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David Einhorn nears Mets minority ownership: An FAQ – amNY

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New York Daily NewsDavid Einhorn nears Mets minority ownership: An FAQamNYWell, he's 42 years old and presides over Greenlight Capital, a hedge fund that has made him a very rich man — one who can whip out a $200 million personal check to help ba… Continue reading

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Sam Barai: Former Hedge Fund Manager and NVIDIA Employee Plead Guilty to … – LoanSafe

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Sam Barai: Former Hedge Fund Manager and NVIDIA Employee Plead Guilty to …LoanSafe(Source: FBI) -PREET BHARARA, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that SAMIR BARAI, a/k/a “Sam Barai,” a portfolio manager a… Continue reading

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Orange puts squeeze on for change of guard – Sydney Morning Herald

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Sydney Morning HeraldOrange puts squeeze on for change of guardSydney Morning HeraldUS hedge fund has suggested selling the trust's half-share in 1Martin Place. Photo: Quentin Jones THE Charter Hall Office real estate investment trust (REIT) has be… Continue reading

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Two More Plead Guilty in Expert Network Probe – Hedge Fund Net

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Two More Plead Guilty in Expert Network ProbeHedge Fund NetA former hedge fund manager and a financial analyst plead guilty in connection with the US government's continuing insider trading-expert network probe. Samir “Sam” Barai, 39, who once … Continue reading

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