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According to the Financial Times, hedge fund RBR Capital Advisers is set to reveal plans later this week at an investor conference in New York to break up the business following investor frustrations that chief executive Tidjane Thiam has made little progress in his turnaround of the Swiss firm. The hedge fund is run by […]

→  October 17, 2017

A Swiss hedge fund is poised to launch an activist campaign to break up Credit Suisse, tapping into investor impatience with the progress of the bank’s turnround under chief executive Tidjane Thiam.  Tidjane Thiam, Credit Suisse CEO since 2015. (Keystone) RBR Capital Advisors, supported by Gaël de Boissard, a former Credit Suisse investment bank co-head, […]

→  October 16, 2017

<!– Stock News –> October 15, 2017 – By Darrin Black Sentiment for Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV) Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q2. Its down -0.86, from 1.79 in 2017Q1. The ratio dropped, as 83 hedge funds started new or increased holdings, while 89 decreased and sold their stakes in Universal […]

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The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) and Financial Engines (NASDAQ:FNGN) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for […]

→  October 16, 2017

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 5.1%. The stock of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:NCLH) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, December 13. Next year this growth will reach 18.1% to attain $1.24. (NASDAQ:NCLH) posting a 0.10% after which it closed the day’ session at $58.86 and the […]

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Mon, 16/10/2017 – 07:05 Tags : Results and performance Funds Article source: https://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/10/16/257164/so-far-so-good-hedge-funds-2017

→  October 15, 2017

Hurry up and buy New York City taxi medallions while they are still dirt-cheap, because a turnaround is likely coming. That’s the contention of some industry observers and investors, who have seen medallion prices crater as ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft have come on the scene. Taxi enthusiasts say now is the time to […]

→  October 15, 2017

Sky News has learnt that Sachem Head Capital Management is urging the board of Shire, which specialises in treatments for rare diseases and neuroscience products, to explore a sale or spin-off of several of its assets. The move, which has been raised during discussions between the hedge fund and Shire directors in recent months, comes […]

→  October 15, 2017

David Stemerman, a highly successful hedge fund manager from Greenwich, figured he could save Connecticut. He vowed to close his fund and on Sept. 26, filed papers with the committee name “David Stemerman for Governor, Inc.” Inc.? Really? That’s a message right there. Two days later Stemerman gave his campaign $1.8 million – using a […]

→  October 15, 2017

Sky News has learnt that Sachem Head Capital Management is urging the board of Shire, which specialises in treatments for rare diseases and neuroscience products, to explore a sale or spin-off of several of its assets. The move, which has been raised during discussions between the hedge fund and Shire directors in recent months, comes […]