George Soros

Soros Fund Discloses Sinclair IS Pharma and Spansion Stakes

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George Soros' family office Soros Fund Management has disclosed two new positions recently.

Sinclair Pharma

First, Soros has revealed a new stake in London listed Sinclair IS Pharma (LON:SPH).  Due to trading on May 2nd, Soros now owns 5.02% of Sinclair's voting rights.

Other notable...

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Soros Fund Ups Penn Virginia Stake, Files 13D

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George Soros' family office Soros Fund Management has filed a 13D with the SEC regarding shares of Penn Virginia (PVA).  Per the filing, Soros has disclosed a 9.18% ownership stake in PVA with just over 6 million shares.

This means they've upped their position by 173,664 shares since the end...

Soros Fund Updates Digital River Position

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George Soros' family office Soros Fund Management has updated its stake in Digital River (DRIV).  Per an amended 13G filed with the SEC, Soros Fund has disclosed they own 6.97% of Digital River (DRIV) with over 2.47 million shares. 

This is broken down by 16,050 shares and over 2.46...

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What We're Reading ~ Hedge Fund Links 2/28/14

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Best ideas from the Harbor Conference: Kingdon, Locust Wood, Blackstone [Street]

New hedge funds move away from monthly liquidity in 2013 [HedgeWeek]

George Soros considers investing in European banks [HedgeWorld]

Ackman talks Herbalife, P&G, Target, and Air Products [CNBC]

Steve Mandel...

Soros Fund Starts Polycom Stake

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George Soros' hedge fund turned family office, Soros Fund Management, has filed a 13G with the SEC regarding Polycom (PLCM).  Per the filing, Soros now owns 6.95% of the company with over 9.4 million shares.

This is a brand new position for the firm and the filing was required due to...

What We're Reading ~ Analytical Links 1/8/14

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Investors/entrepreneurs predict trends, stocks & private companies to watch in 2014 [Forbes]

Compilation of what a lot of people learned in 2013 [Reformed Broker]

Individual investor stock allocation hits post-crisis high [Pragmatic Capitalism]

The world economy's shifting challenges...

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Soros Fund Boosts Mercury Systems Stake

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George Soros' family office Soros Fund Management has filed a 13G with the SEC regarding their stake in Mercury Systems (MRCY).  Per the filing, Soros has revealed a 5.02% ownership stake in MRCY with 1,666,666 shares.

This means their equity stake has increased to the tune of 400,000...

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Soros Fund Starts Palace Capital Stake

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George Soros’s family office Soros Fund Management has disclosed a new stake in London listed property company, Palace Capital (LON: PCA).

Palace Capital recently raised £23.5m at a placing to buy a portfolio of commercial property assets in England and Wales from Quintain Estates. Quintain are...

What We're Reading ~ Hedge Fund Links 8/2/13

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Soros said to have taken stake in Herbalife (HLF) [Bloomberg]

9 insights from George Soros [StockTwits50]

Tiger Global preps long-only launch [II Alpha]

Jim Chanos and the commodities supercycle [Institutional Investor]

Profile of Glenview's Larry Robbins [Barrons]

Pershing Square...

The Growing Trend of Hedge Funds Starting Reinsurers

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In the hedge fund industry, there's a growing trend of managers setting up reinsurers.  While Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is the most prominent example of using insurance float to invest, many other top managers have started reinsurers, including:

- David Einhorn's Greenlight...

George Soros on Why We Need to Rethink Economics (Video)

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Today we're posting a short interview with legendary investor George Soros.  He's also the co-founder of the Institute for New Economic Thinking and he tackles the question of what's wrong with economics and what can we do to change it?

Embedded below is the video of George Soros on why we...

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Soros Fund Discloses New Position in SDL Plc

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George Soros' family office Soros Fund Management has disclosed a new position in London listed SDL plc (LON:SDL).  Due to trading on June 18th, Soros Fund now own the equivalent of 3.62% of SDL's voting rights.  Approximately 35% of the stake is held via contracts for difference...

What We're Reading ~ Hedge Fund Links 6/14/13

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No wind in sails of long/short equity [AllAboutAlpha]

Paulson gold fund down 54% this year [FINalternatives]

Why George Soros likes Japan [WealhDaily]

Hedge fund liquidations slow, fees weaken in Q1 [Boston Biz Journal]

Hedge fund marketing: 3 must know rules [ValueWalk]

Rival hedge...

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Soros Fund Discloses New Position in 1Spatial

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George Soros' family office Soros Fund Management has disclosed a new stake in London listed 1Spatial (LON: SPA).  Due to trading on June 10th,  Soros Fund owns 7.78% of 1Spatial’s voting rights.  This is a brand new position for the firm.     

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Soros Fund Adds to Johnson Services Stake

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George Soros' family office Soros Fund Management has been gradually adding to its position in London listed Johnson Services Group (LON:JSG).  Soros first disclosed the position in July of 2012, but since then they've nearly doubled it.

Soros Fund has revealed they own 7.19% of voting...