Eton Park Capital and Blue Mountain Capital Management lead the hedge fund charge into financials

August 18th, 2012
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The Second quarter 13-F filings reveal an increasing appetite by hedge fund managers for financial stocks which, through the first seven months, have outperformed the benchmark S&P 500. According to Reuters, Citigroup, Genworth, JP Morgan and Wells Fargo are among the targets of a growing number of hedge funds, including Eton Park Capital and Blue Mountain Capital Management, as well as investment guru Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway.

Surprisingly, the financial sector has even attracted short seller Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates Ltd. Energy, housing, technology and retail were among the other sectors gaining interest among hedge fund managers during the latest quarter.
For Detailed Investor Profiles on these Investors, click below:
Berkshire Hathaway (Warren Buffett)
BlueMountain Capital Management
Eton Park Capital Management
Kynikos Associates
Related People: Aaron Wertentheil; Alain Demarolle*; Alan Batkin*; Alan Gerstein; Andrew Feldstein; Bryce Markus; Charles T. Munger; Derek Smith; Dirk Donath; Eric Mindich; James Chanos; Jeff Kushner; Ralph F. Rosenberg*; Scott Lessing; Stephen Siderow; Todd Combs; Warren E. Buffett
Related Entities: BlueCorr; BlueCrest Capital; BlueHorizon; BlueMountain CLO; BlueMountain Correlation Relative; BlueMountain Defensive Credit; BlueMountain Equity Alternatives; BlueMountain Strategic Credit; BlueMountain Timberline; Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corp; Berkshire Hathaway Life Insurance; Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; BlueMountain Credit Alternatives Fund; Eton Park Associates LP; Eton Park Emerging Markets Fund LP; Eton Park Fund LP; Eton Park Master Fund, Ltd; Eton Park Overseas Fund Ltd; GEICO; General Re; Goldman Sachs Principal Strategies*; Kynikos Alpha Tactical Fund; Kynikos Opportunities; MidAmerican Energy Holdings; R6 Investors*; Ursus International; Ursus Partners LP
Related Article Tags: Multi-Strategy, Long Short, Equity, Debt and Global Macro Hedge Fund News

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