Hedge Funds

Citigroup allows hedge fund ValueAct more access

Citigroup allows hedge fund ValueAct more access

Published 11/01/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc (C.N) will give ValueAct Capital more access to its books and board of directors, signaling that the bank and [more…]

Investor Schonfeld opens London office, aims to boost foreign bets

Investor Schonfeld opens London office, aims to boost foreign bets

Published 11/01/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - Multibillion-dollar U.S. hedge fund investor Schonfeld Strategic Advisors opened an office in London and hired two portfolio managers as the firm seeks [more…]

Investors ask how the Bezos divorce will affect Amazon

Investors ask how the Bezos divorce will affect Amazon

Published 10/01/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) shares seesawed on Thursday as investors questioned how the impending divorce of company founder Jeff Bezos would affect [more…]

Third time may be a charm as Jeff Vinik relaunches hedge fund

Third time may be a charm as Jeff Vinik relaunches hedge fund

Published 10/01/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Prominent investor Jeffrey Vinik is ready to manage money for outside clients again and plans to relaunch his hedge fund firm [more…]

Hedge fund Tiger Global ended 2018 with a 13.6 percent gain

Hedge fund Tiger Global ended 2018 with a 13.6 percent gain

Published 10/01/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - Investment firm Tiger Global Management, which oversees $23 billion in assets, told investors its hedge fund gained 13.6 percent last year. Tiger [more…]

Saba Capital’s Tail Hedge Master Fund gains 25 percent in 2018

Saba Capital’s Tail Hedge Master Fund gains 25 percent in 2018

Published 08/01/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - Saba Capital’s Tail Hedge Master Fund, which promises a sort of doomsday insurance through bets that perform well when markets spiral, ended [more…]

Cruiser Capital targets Ashland directors, including chairman

Cruiser Capital targets Ashland directors, including chairman

Published 07/01/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - Cruiser Capital Advisors said on Monday it wants to replace four directors at chemical company Ashland Global Holdings, including the board chairman. [more…]

Bridgewater’s Pure Alpha ends 2018 with 14.6 percent gain: source

Bridgewater’s Pure Alpha ends 2018 with 14.6 percent gain: source

Published 07/01/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - Hedge fund giant Bridgewater Associates’ flagship Pure Alpha Strategy posted a double-digit gain in 2018 when many other funds lost money after [more…]

Activist U.S. hedge funds hurt by late-year stock tumble

Activist U.S. hedge funds hurt by late-year stock tumble

Published 03/01/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - Widely followed activist investors Daniel Loeb, Barry Rosenstein and William Ackman suffered heavy losses in December, when fears about trade battles and [more…]

Fed survey points to a scaling back of bets on emerging market gains

Fed survey points to a scaling back of bets on emerging market gains

Published 28/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Most financial market credit officers surveyed by the Federal Reserve in November said their big clients were exposed to emerging markets but [more…]