Tag archive for ‘Loeb’
Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Dan Loeb knows how to stir the pot

Third Point hedge fund manager Dan Loeb has turned $3 million into $17.5 billion by being a cagey investor and a proverbial “kochlefel” (pot stirrer). His letters to the CEOs of major corporations are legendary, More...

Carl Kaminsky On Monday, May 25th, 2015

Judge Grants Nick Loeb Right to Sue Ex Sofia Vergara Over Frozen Embryos

– – A judge on Friday gave Nick Loeb permission to revise his lawsuit filed against “Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara over two frozen embryos which were fertilized while they were a More...

Reuters On Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Third Point’s Loeb not pushing for Yum to split off China business

(Reuters) – Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb said on Wednesday that he sees room for restaurant chain company Yum! Brands (YUM.N) to potentially split off its China business, but said he is not pushing More...

Daniel Loeb+ David Einhorn+ Bill Ackman
Vered Weiss On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Loeb, Einhorn and Ackman Fare Better in February After Dismal Start to 2015

Hedge fund managers Bill Ackman, Daniel Loeb and David Einhorn saw significant returns in February according to ValueWalk. While Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital, Ackman’s Pershing Square and Daniel More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Dan Loeb Spooked by Haunted House Market

2014 wasn’t a fantastic year for hedge funds with an average return of 3.4%.  Dan Loeb was downbeat about his fund’s performance in 2014 as well as prospects for 2015. In an investor letter, as More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Dan Loeb and Paul Singer Push For L.G.B.T Rights Panel at Davos

  With the World Economic Forum set to begin in Davos, there are certain to be progressive issues on the agenda, like environmentalism and gender equality. Until recently, however, the subject of More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, December 26th, 2014

2014 Brought Pain and Gain for Hedge Funds

There was pain and gain, as usual, in the hedge fund sector, with Larry Robbins, Bill Ackman and Dan Loeb cleaning up, but with lackluster returns for Leon Cooperman and John Paulson. Larry Robbins More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Leaked Emails Show Lions Gate Tried Merger with Sony

Movie maker Lions Gate Entertainment Corp executives tried to meet last summer with Sony Corp CEO Kazuo Hirai to discuss a possible merger or acquisition, according to emails found in documents stolen by hackers, More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, December 15th, 2014

Walk Away: Daniel Loeb, George Soros Ditch Shares in Argentinian Oil Company

With oil prices dropping globally, hurting economies that are most dependent on the price of the commodity, fund managers Daniel Loeb and George Soros cut their stakes in YPF SA, an Argentinian oil company, More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Dan Loeb’s Vicious Schmear Campaign against Dow Chemical

Jim Cramer didn’t hold back (when does he?) in his passionate criticism of activist hedge fund manager Dan Loeb of Third Point and his treatment of Dow Chemical, as reported by CNBC. Loeb owns a 2% stake More...

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