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Hedge fund Praesidium to oppose Instructure sale to Thoma Bravo: filing

Dec 12 2019

NEW YORK Praesidium Investment Management said on Thursday it will vote against Instructure Inc's plan to sell itself to private equity firm Thoma Bravo, becoming the second big investor to speak out against the proposed $2 billion deal.

Citadel hires Tripp Kyle as chief corporate affairs officer

Dec 12 2019

NEW YORK Citadel has hired Tripp Kyle to lead the $32 billion investment firm's public relations effort as its chief corporate affairs and communications officer.

Ackman's Pershing Square makes new bet on Agilent Technologies

Dec 09 2019

BOSTON Billionaire investor William Ackman's hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management said Monday it bought shares in testing equipment company Agilent Technologies Inc, only its second new investment this year as the fund has reported a 51% return.

Hedge fund White Elm to shut down, posts double digit returns -letter

Dec 06 2019

BOSTON Hedge fund White Elm Capital is returning money to outside clients at the end of the year, ending a 12-year run of picking stocks for pensions, endowments and wealthy families, its founder, Matthew Iorio, wrote in a letter on Friday.

Hedge fund White Elm to shut down, posts double digit returns -letter

Dec 06 2019

BOSTON, Dec 6 Hedge fund White Elm Capital is returning money to outside clients at the end of the year, ending a 12-year run of picking stocks for pensions, endowments and wealthy families, its founder, Matthew Iorio, wrote in a letter on Friday.

Investor to oppose Instructure's plans to sell to Thoma Bravo

Dec 05 2019

BOSTON Rivulet Capital, a large investor in Instructure Inc, on Thursday said it will resist the U.S. educational software company's plan to sell itself to private equity firm Thoma Bravo for $2 billion, calling the deal too cheap and too hurried.

Activist investor seeks to oust Trump friend Barrack from CEO job at Colony Capital

Nov 26 2019

BOSTON Activist investor Blackwells is pushing to remove Tom Barrack, a billionaire friend of President Donald Trump, as CEO of Colony Capital, saying his mismanagement of the real estate and investment firm has cost shareholders billions of dollars in lost gains.

Activist investor seeks to oust Trump friend Barrack from CEO job at Colony Capital

Nov 26 2019

BOSTON, Nov 26 Activist investor Blackwells is pushing to remove Tom Barrack, a billionaire friend of President Donald Trump, as CEO of Colony Capital, saying his mismanagement of the real estate and investment firm has cost shareholders billions of dollars in lost gains.

Advisory firm TRS taps former TCW fund manager Tirschwell

Nov 24 2019

Debt restructuring and investment banking advisory firm TRS Advisors LLC said on Sunday it has brought on distressed debt investor Sara Tirschwell as a consultant.

Bacon's Moore Capital to return client capital after 30 years

Nov 21 2019

Louis Moore Bacon, the billionaire hedge fund manager whose macroeconomic bets on currencies, interest rates and other securities earned his Moore Capital Management LP double-digit returns over 30 years, will stop investing for outside clients, according to a letter sent to investors on Thursday.

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