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    1. April 25, 2016

      Hedge fund managers need to know when to admit defeat

      The past six months have been a hard time for some high-profile hedge funds. Crispin Odey’s Swan Fund and Bill Ackman’s...

    2. April 19, 2016

      Paulson’s funds plunge nearly $2bn after Allergan and Valeant bets

      John Paulson’s losing bets on Allergan and Valeant have contributed to a near $2bn fall in his funds’ assets in the...

    1. April 5, 2016

      Hedge funds knocked by Allergan’s fall

      Four of the US’s largest hedge funds saw as much as $900m knocked off the value of their holdings in Allergan when new...

    2. April 5, 2016

      US tax crackdown provokes foreign fury

      A White House tax crackdown designed to put a halt to Pfizer’s planned $160bn takeover of Allergan has provoked fury...

    3. Fast FT

      March 29, 2016

      Premier Foods shares jump amid bid speculation

      Shares in Mr Kipling cakes maker Premier Foods have jumped another 9.1 per cent this morning amid further bid...

    4. Fast FT

      March 24, 2016

      John Paulson urges Premier Foods to engage

      Wall Street hedge fund manager John Paulson has attacked the management of Premier Foods for refusing to engage in...

    5. Fast FT

      February 11, 2016

      AIG strikes agreement with investor Carl Icahn

      Carl Icahn said late on Thursday he struck an agreement with American International Group which would grant the...

    6. Fast FT

      January 21, 2016

      Piraeus Bank appoints interim CEO

      Piraeus Bank has appointed Stavros Lekkakos as interim chief executive while it looks for a full time replacement for...

    7. January 15, 2016

      Piraeus Bank chief quits under pressure from Athens

      Anthimos Thomopoulos, the chief executive of Greece’s Piraeus Bank, resigned on Friday, yielding to pressure from state...

    8. December 28, 2015

      AIG’s chief executive begins fightback against activist investors

      Peter Hancock’s fightback began in the middle of last month, with a gathering of investors at American International...

    9. November 23, 2015

      Carl Icahn steps up pressure on AIG chief

      American International Group held out the prospect of further measures to boost its business on Monday, as activist...

    10. November 3, 2015

      AIG chief dismisses Icahn break-up plan

      American International Group chief Peter Hancock has rounded on Carl Icahn, the activist investor, saying that a...

    11. October 28, 2015

      Hyatt in advanced negotiations to acquire larger rival Starwood

      Hyatt is in late-stage negotiations to acquire its larger rival Starwood Hotels & Resorts in a deal that would add the...

    12. September 30, 2015

      Big US hedge funds hit hard by Valeant sell-off

      Three of the US’s biggest hedge funds have suffered billions of dollars in losses from their portfolios thanks to a...

    13. August 17, 2015

      Investors cut gold holdings by $2.3bn

      Investors cut their holdings in gold exchange-traded products by $2.3bn last month as prices fell to their lowest level...

    14. August 16, 2015

      Hedge funds add to pressure on Starwood Hotels & Resorts

      Hedge funds have increased their interest in Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, raising pressure on the owner of the...

    15. November 17, 2014

      The year in hedge funds: Dear loser

      Dear investor in Lex Advanced Long/Short Advisers, Time is an arbitrary concept. We draw your attention to this...

    16. October 15, 2014

      Shire deal threat flays hedge funds

      Some of the world’s largest hedge funds were left nursing heavy losses on Wednesday as US pharmaceuticals group AbbVie...

    17. FT Alphaville

      September 19, 2014

      Anti-Abacus, anti-BISTRO and anti-balance sheet synthetic securitisation

        Close your eyes, lay back and imagine yourself as a regulator at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (do we...

    18. September 11, 2014

      John Paulson attacks AngloGold spin-off plan

      John Paulson, the hedge fund billionaire behind one of the largest investments in AngloGold Ashanti, has sharply...

    19. February 14, 2014

      TWC shareholders hope for benefits beyond Comcast’s bid

      Hedge fund manager John Paulson says he plans to keep his stake in Comcast if its $42.5bn all-share bid for Time Warner...

    20. November 14, 2013

      Houghton helped after IPO price cut

      The initial public offering of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the US educational publisher, showed investors remain...

    21. FT Alphaville

      November 13, 2013

      Private capital now, say hedge funds with Frannie preferreds

      From the FT’s Stephen Foley and Henny Sender, comes the pitchbook which hedge funds including Blackstone’s GSO and...

    22. November 13, 2013

      Extended Stay’s IPO raises $565m

      Extended Stay America’s initial public offering on Wednesday marks a turnround for the once-troubled lodging company as...

    23. November 13, 2013

      Investors pitch to take over much of Fannie and Freddie

      A group of hedge funds and private equity companies is preparing a proposal to take over large parts of Fannie Mae and...

    24. November 10, 2013

      US companies on target to raise record IPO sums

      Wall Street bankers, buoyed by the successful launch of Twitter, are on track to earn bumper fees as US companies look...

    25. November 3, 2013

      John Paulson’s asset management bet pays off

      John Paulson’s most famous bets are the ones with an apocalyptic tint. His “big short” on the US housing market...

    26. October 10, 2013

      Hedge funds profit in land of Greek opportunity

      From Andrew Liveris of Dow Chemical to ambassador John Negroponte, the great and the good of the Greek diaspora...

    27. October 8, 2013

      Hotel chain Extended Stay America sets sights on $500m IPO

      Extended Stay America, the mid-priced hotel chain owned by Blackstone Group, Centerbridge Partners and Paulson & Co,...

    28. October 6, 2013

      Paulson leads charge into Greek banks

      John Paulson and a clutch of bullish US hedge funds are leading a charge into Greek banks, confident that Greece, long...

    29. September 30, 2013

      Hedge funds move out of shorts with eyes on bull run in markets

      Hedge funds’ bets on falling share prices have dropped to their lowest level in years as traders predict an extended...

    30. September 23, 2013

      John Paulson goes long on Puerto Rico

      John Paulson, the hedge fund manager who came to prominence betting against the US housing market before its crash, has...

    31. August 15, 2013

      John Paulson’s faith in gold unshaken despite ETF sale

      The hedge fund run by John Paulson, one of the world’s highest-profile gold bulls, has sold more than half its shares...

    32. August 13, 2013

      Kohlberg & Co drops Steinway bid after Paulson makes rival offer

      Private equity group Kohlberg & Co has dropped out of the bidding process for Steinway Musical Instruments, after it...

    33. August 13, 2013

      Paulson makes rival offer for Steinway

      US hedge fund manager John Paulson has entered into a bidding war for grand piano maker Steinway Musical Instruments,...

    34. August 2, 2013

      SEC elated after claiming Tourre’s scalp

      It was one of the hottest days of the year in New York when the air conditioning unit in the office where Fabrice...

    35. August 2, 2013

      Hedge funds reap rewards in US bull run

      John Paulson, the widely followed US hedge fund manager, may have been spectacularly wrong on the gold market this...

    36. August 1, 2013

      Jury finds Tourre defrauded investors

      Former Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice Tourre has been found liable for defrauding investors in a derivatives deal linked...

    37. July 26, 2013

      Wall Street braces itself for SAC fallout

      Since federal investigators stunned Wall Street by raiding three hedge funds and issuing subpoenas to several others in...

    38. July 24, 2013

      ‘Fabulous Fab’ takes to witness stand

      Fabrice Tourre, the former Goldman Sachs banker accused of defrauding investors in a complex mortgage bond known as...

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