Perry Capital

May 27, 2015  

Richard Perry, founder, president and CEO of New York–based Perry Capital, rarely makes public appearances, but his eponymous hedge fund firm’s activist positions frequently make headlines. In July 2013, Richard Perry filed suit against the U.S. Treasury Department to privatize mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (of which Perry Capital owns a senior class of preferred stock) and to prevent the duo from being liquidated. That same month, he attended the Delivering Alpha conference, making a rare public appearance, where he outlined his bets on Japan, Greece and China. At the time he was holding Greek government bonds and shorting Japanese corporate bonds…

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