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Citadel Aids ETRADE

Date: November 29th, 2007
Citadel is rapidly emerging as a cash machine for distressed financial firms. After helping Amaranth Advisors and bunch of other hedge funds that lost...

Delaware Investments’ former CEO signs agreement, Logan Circle Partners Launches

Date: November 1st, 2007
Logan Circle Partners officialy announced its founding, following the successful closing of an agreement with Delaware Investments to transition members...

Climate Change Capital and Pollution Reduction

Date: November 1st, 2007
James Cameron is a London-based financier whose company, Climate Change Capital, is involved in a relatively new business created by the Kyoto Protocol...

Paulson and Co.'s Assets Soar

Date: October 27th, 2007
Paulson and Co., a $20 billion dollar hedge fund that bet on foreclosures in the subprime market has seen its assets soar. They are pushing for a new...

Jason Capello’s flagship Merchant Gate hedge fund launches with $650 million

Date: October 25th, 2007
Jason Capello’s Merchants’ Gate Capital LP launched its maiden hedge fund this month, Merchant Gate Capital, with approximately $650 million in assets....

Robert Bishop’s Impala Asset Management launches an alternative energy fund

Date: October 15th, 2007
Impala Asset Management has launched a new hedge fund that invests in the alternative energy sector using a long/short equity fund. Impala’s new fund...

Pershing Squares’ Ackman Satisfied, Ceridian to be Acquired

Date: September 8th, 2007
Fidelity National Financial Inc. and Thomas H. Lee Partners will finally be able to acquire Ceridian Corporation for roughly $5.3 billion, or $36.00 per...

Pirate Capital settles proxy contest with Angelica

Date: September 1st, 2007
In July of 2007 Pirate Capital reported a 9.9% stake in the Angelica Corporation; a smaller stake than the 11.4% that they had held in May. Pirate was...

Ackman Has Found His Target?

Date: July 16th, 2007
In a SEC filing today, Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management reported that it holds a 9.6% stake in Target Corp (TGT). While Mr. Ackman...

Jeff Altman’s Owl Creek Asset Management to launch Japanese Activist hedge fund

Date: May 15th, 2007
Owl Creek Asset Management is aiming to launch its latest hedge fund sometime this summer. The new hedge fund will reportedly focus on activist investing...

Highland Capital takes 48% of American HomePatient

Date: April 13th, 2007
Highland Capital Management upped its stake in American HomePatient to almost 48%. This came after several other large investors, including Loeb Partners,...

Just Don't Call Carl Icahn A Raider

Date: March 5th, 2007
In the early days of his career, Carl Icahn went after slow-moving companies, but the bogeyman, for him, has since switched to private equity investors....

PDL Biopharma fears Third Point

Date: March 5th, 2007
On March 5th of 2007 Third Point, LLC, an activist hedge fund purchased 8.6 million shares in PDL BioPharma. PDL BioPharma is a biopharmaceutical company...

Activist P2 Capital Hires Deep Investment Team

Date: February 15th, 2007
Claus Moller’s P2 Capital Partners has revealed that it has brought on a team of four partners to help it with its first fund. The firm takes a private...

Perella Lures 2 Morgan Stanley Bankers

Date: January 29th, 2007
Joe Perella recently snatched two high-level bankers from Morgan Stanley for his boutique investment bank, Perella Weinberg Partners. Scott Bruckner,...

Highland Capital Calls it Quits Against American HomePatient

Date: May 8th, 2006
Highland abandons proxy fight with American HomePatient. The hedge fund had been an engaged in a fight with the company seeking the nominations of Highland...

George Weiss & Associates to launch new multi-strategy offering

Date: October 25th, 2005
George Weiss & Associates is expected to start accepting assets from external investors later this year through a new hedge fund vehicle. The multi-strategy...

Galle Global Macro Partners and Cypress Lane wind down

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Sri “Wije” Wijegoonaratna recently announced that he will be closing down his hedge fund, Galle Global Macro Partners LLC, by January 31. Wijegoonaratna...

Ken Griffin’s Citadel Equity Fund to sell 12% stake in E*TRADE

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The Citadel Equity Fund Ltd., an affiliate of Kenneth Griffin’s Citadel LLC, is planning to offer 23,950,000 shares of common stock in E*TRADE Financial...

Why Carl Icahn May Hurt Motorola

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While Motorola’s CEO Edward J. Zander looks for a solution to reverse declining cell-phone sales, Carl C. Icahn, who holds a 2.7% stake, clamors for...

P. Schoenfeld Launches European Event-Driven Fund

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P. Schoenfeld Asset Management (PSAM) launched the PSAM Europe hedge fund this month with approximately $100 million in assets. The European event-driven...


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