Jeffrey Ubben’s activist firm built its fortunes in part based on its early success with now-struggling Valeant Pharmaceuticals International. With Valeant battling a 90 percent drop in its share price, can ValueAct outrun collateral damage to its reputation?
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Firms like Tiger Global and Hound Partners have a long way to go to break-even, though they’ve rallied in the past.
The flagship funds managed by Citadel, Millennium and others posted either small losses or gains in June, a month when markets rocked by Brexit caused trouble for some other strategies.
The firm’s Pure Alpha II fund is off by double-digits this year, while its smaller risk-parity strategy has notched double-digit gains.
While the Pershing Squares of the world suffer, scrappier funds like Tosca Opportunity, Barington and Blue Harbour are finding ways to post gains.
Experts say premium purchases are few and far between and much of the rest of the market is depressed.
The firm, troubled by a drawn-out bribery investigation and less-than-stellar fund performance, continues its downward trajectory.
The firm slipped back into losing mode after snapping a negative streak in May.
David Einhorn’s flagship fund stayed narrowly positive but still trails the S&P 500.
Stocks favored by activist managers like Keith Meister, William Ackman, Scott Ferguson and others have fared even worse than the indexes following the UK’s landmark vote.
The aggressive hedge fund firm has notched some victories against one of many activist targets.
Haydon talks about how his London-based firm has tackled the toughest challenges facing fund-of-funds managers — and how he has learned to spot which hedge funds are lousy at risk management.
The CEO and CIO of Protégé Partners talks about backing emerging managers and why he's not giving up on his famous bet with Warren Buffett.
The director of private investments for the school's endowment fund discusses the ways in which hedge funds and private equity are converging.
Beschloss says despite the recent carnage, emerging markets are still an attractive investment.
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A clear message, high conviction and investible ideas are what hedge funds want from sell-side equity analysts, according to the annual hedge fund cut of Institutional Investor’s All-Europe Research Team.
Poor returns last year took a bite out of paychecks, with average total compensation for all investment professionals at hedge fund firms falling 6.1 percent year over year, fueled by an 8.3 percent fall in average bonuses.
Dispersion among individual managers was high in 2015, creating clear winners and losers — and making manager selection that much more important for funds-of-funds firms.
In a tough year for hedge funds, some firms — especially those managing computer-driven funds — managed to grow their assets substantially.
Citadel's Kenneth Griffin tops the list for the second straight year, though he shares the No. 1 spot with Renaissance Technologies founder James Simons in our annual ranking of the world's highest-earning hedge fund managers.
Performance isn’t the only factor that determines how well a firm fares in the eyes of its investors — but it’s by far the most important.
The annual hedge fund cut of Institutional Investor's All-America Research Team shows that when it comes to sell-side analysts, hedge funds prefer those who aren't afraid to go out into the field.
The JANA Partners analyst says women are being trafficked into New York's illegal sex trade at an alarming rate, and Restore NYC helps them get their lives back.
The Barington Capital Group partner works with the Young Women’s Leadership Network to help disadvantaged young women earn college degrees.
The quantitative manager and the charity organization are working together to tackle New York's poverty problem.
The hedge fund manager says the Post-9/11 GI Bill doesn’t cover costs completely; he and his wife are hoping to fill the gap.
Will Herbalife's share price fall after it implements the changes mandated by its settlement with the FTC?
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