Thursday, May 27, 2010

Top Hedge Funds Highlighted: Shumway Capital, Discovery Capital and Argonaut Capital

I am a big fan of Julian Robertson and his tiger cubs. This article discusses some of his most famous hedge funds spin-offs.
http://www.hedgetracker.com/article/Top-Hedge-Funds-Highlighted-Shumway-Capital-Discovery-Capital-and-Argonaut-Capital

DonorWatch List of Wealthiest College Graduates identifies high potential targets for fundraisers

Interesting article about using SEC filings to identify top propsects for fundraising. Thinking that investor relations teams could use a similar methodology to identify investor prospects?
http://www.hedgetracker.com/article/The-DonorWatch-List-of-Wealthiest-College-Graduates-identifies-high-potential-targets-for-fundraisers

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Top Hedge Funds of 2009

Here an article that highlights the Top Hedge Fund managers as of the end of 2009. Some surprising ones made the list:
http://www.hedgetracker.com/article/Top-Hedge-Funds-of-2009-Tiger-Cubs-Dominate-Top-10

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Hedge Funds seek $2 Billion from Porsche in Damages

More hedge fund have joined the lawsuit against Porsche, which accuses the company of wrongdoing in its acquisition of VW. The lawsuit, which is seeking more than $2 billion, was initiated by Glenhill, Elliot Associates, and Perry Partners.

The new additions include: Canyon Capital, DE Shaw, Greelight Capital, Ironbound, Royal Capital and Tiger Global.

For more details see: http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2010/04/29/business/business-us-porsche.html?dbk
For more details on the above hedge funds see: http://www.hedgetracker.com/directory.php