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Big hedge funds win again on PetSmart, Riverbed
From CNBC.com: Another week, another set of wins for activist investors. On Sunday, pet supply retailer PetSmart agreed to the largest leveraged buyout of the year at $8.7 billion. Hedge fund firm JANA Partners had been pushing for a sale a
Hedge fund manager who remembers 1998 rout says prepare for pain
From Bloomberg.com: Stephen Jen landed in Hong Kong in early January 1997 as Morgan Stanley’s newly minted exchange-rate strategist for Asia. He was soon working around the clock when investors began targeting the region’s
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers:
Investing in asset-backed receivables is a strategy that has been an integral part of the alternative investment space within the overall fixed income asset c
From FT.com: Disenchantment over high fees and lackluster performance may finally be turning the tide against hedge funds, fresh data suggest. Despite generally weak returns since the global financial crisis, hedge funds have enjoyed positive net inflows every year since 2010. This helped assets und
Lansdowne, Man Group, other hedge funds profit from shorts in oil
From Valuewalk.com: The rising short interest in oil companies implies that the worst for oil is yet to come. Data from Markit shows that short exposure in energy sector of S&P 500 is still looming close to the highest mar
Featuring : What attracted Ascalon/Westpac to seed Morphic and its adaptive global equity strategies.In August 2014, Ascalon Capital Managers, the boutique asset manager investment arm of BT Financial Group (a wholly owned subsidiary of Westpac Banking Corporation), acquired a 35% minority stake in Sydney based Morphic Asset Mana...» Watch the video
Near Term Trend: PositiveFriday's Close: 2039.89 (+ 0.49)UPDATE: As we stated last week, I still believe the risk remains to the downside, and a dip toward 1975.00 is still in play.