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Man GLG poaches Himanshu Gulati from Perry Capital to head up Distressed strategy

Himanshu Gulati has been anointed as the head of London-based Man Group's GLG unit to manage their distressed...

Sarissa Capital’s Denner & Mulligan aim to shakeup Ariad Pharmaceuticals

Activist hedge fund Sarissa Capital, which owns 12.9 million shares or nearly 7% of Ariad Pharmaceuticals...

Chase Coleman’s Tiger Global, a top TMT Hedge Fund, launches Internet Focused Hedge Fund with $700M

It appears that the tech boom of 2001 has resurfaced for one of the Julian Robertson’s Tiger Cubs....

Increased Volatility convinces Dan Loeb to alter Third Point’s risk profile

Pointing to wider swings within the international market, Dan Loeb’s Third Point’s hedge fund will...

California edges out Connecticut, Massachusetts and Illinois, claiming #2 spot on the Top States for Hedge Funds List

The rankings for the states that house the most Hedge Funds has been released, revealing that California...

Leading Biotech & Healthcare Hedge Funds manage nearly $100 Billion; Gainers accumulate $5.2 Billion

The most recent rankings for the Top 75 Healthcare, Pharma and Biotech Focused Hedge Fund list reveal...

The New CEO Activist Hedge Fund Makes No Sense

With some fanfare, this month two corporate lifers left their white-shoe firms to start an activist...

DE Shaw, Citadel and Lone Pine largest Consumer Discretionary hedge fund investors

The latest list of largest Consumer Discretionary hedge fund investors has been released, with a number...

Top Hedge Funds retain strong allocations to Energy Sector: Citadel and Icahn named largest Energy sector investors

The Top Energy Hedge Funds list has been released, revealing that the largest hedge fund investors in...

Mark Carhart flies, Paul Tudor Jones limps, and John Paulson tumbles

Many Hedge Funds in 2014 had down years, but Paul Tudor Jones, founder of Tudor Investment Corp. and...

SAC Capital and Highfields veterans finalize $1 billion launch plans for Folger Hill Asset Management

Former SAC Capital Advisors executive, Solomon Kumin has partnered with Todd Rapp from Highfields Capital...

Douglas L. Braunstein and James C. Woolery launch Hudson Executive Capital

Douglas L. Braunstein, former Vice Chairman, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and James C. Woolery, former Chairman-elect,...

Thanks to a White Knight, Bill Ackman’s Allergan activist campaign ends with $2.5 billion profit

Is it really an honest day of work, when your hedge fund rakes in a $2.5 billion dollar profit, on an...

Top Activist Hedge Funds close in on $200 billion mark; ValueAct Capital, Elliott Management & JANA Partners lead the way

The latest Top Activist Hedge Fund Manager list has been released, revealing that the top now manage...

Chicago and Texas hedge funds dominate the Top Central U.S. Hedge Fund List

The rankings for the Top Central U.S. Hedge Funds have been released, revealing that the top 50 hedge...

Trian’s Nelson Peltz wants to squeeze some nutrition, health, and profits out of DuPont

Can Trian Management create a campaign that will unite rank-and-file shareholders to turn against DuPont’s...

Mid-Sized Hedge Funds Batten down the Hatches, Squeak out a 0.5% Gain

After a less than stellar Q2, the top Mid-Sized Hedge Funds successfully navigated the last quarter,...

Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Foundation donates $10M to TheDream.US

Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Foundation will donate 10 million dollars to TheDream.US, which awards...

Top Emerging Hedge Fund Managers up 30%; Corvex, Pointstate, & Soroban claim Top Spots

The Top U.S. Equity Emerging Hedge Fund Managers now manage $78.5 billion in U.S. equity assets, having...

Jeff Smith’s Starboard Value Wins – No More Free Breadsticks at Olive Garden

Who would have thought that Jeff Smith, a 42-year old hedge funder advisor could create a coup d'état...

JANA Partners’ activist campaign with Civeo ends abrubtly on New Year’s Eve

What an oily mess JANA Partners made last year. According to the Securities and Exchange Commission,...

Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman, Glenview’s Larry Robbins, & Third Point’s Dan Loeb have a stellar 2014

If your hedge fund was managed by Bill Ackman, Larry Robbins, or Dan Loeb this past 2014, you should...

Steve Cohen’s Point72 announces Rubric Capital with David Rosen at the helm

What’s a hedge fund manager to do after the SEC forces it to stop operating? According to Bloomberg...

Small Hedge Funds Continue to Dominate the Top Performance List; Alchemy Capital, EcoR1 Capital, venBio Select, Mulvaney & ISAM Shine

In a trend that seems to be solidifying, the list of top performers in the hedge fund industry continues...

BlackRock, Macquarie and Millennium veterans join forces to found Zentific Investment Management

With Asian markets becoming more and more volatile, the predictability of Asian quant funds has become...


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Chase Coleman’s Tiger Global, a top TMT Hedge Fund, launches Internet Focused Hedge Fund with $700M

The New CEO Activist Hedge Fund Makes No Sense

Mark Carhart flies, Paul Tudor Jones limps, and John Paulson tumbles

SAC Capital and Highfields veterans finalize $1 billion launch plans for Folger Hill Asset Management

Douglas L. Braunstein and James C. Woolery launch Hudson Executive Capital

Top Emerging Hedge Fund Managers up 30%; Corvex, Pointstate, & Soroban claim Top Spots

Steve Cohen’s Point72 announces Rubric Capital with David Rosen at the helm

Small Hedge Funds Continue to Dominate the Top Performance List; Alchemy Capital, EcoR1 Capital, venBio Select, Mulvaney & ISAM Shine

BlackRock, Macquarie and Millennium veterans join forces to found Zentific Investment Management

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