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Viking Global Updates Wayfair Stake

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Andreas Halvorsen's hedge fund firm Viking Global has filed a 13G with the SEC regarding Wayfair (W).  Per the filing, Viking now owns 12.6% of the company with 1,750,236 shares.

It should be noted that Viking also filed a Form 3 regarding Wayfair indicating that they previously owned Class B...

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JANA Partners Exits QEP Resources

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Last month, we drew attention to the fact that hedge fund JANA Partners had reduced its QEP Resources stake.  With a newly filed 13D, Barry Rosenstein's activist firm has disclosed that they no longer own a stake in the company.

The filing was made due to activity on October 13th. ...

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Larry Robbins: Doesn't Believe This is a Change in Tone in the Market

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Glenview Capital's Larry Robbins sat down for an interview with CNBC recently and here's what he had to say:

They're looking at what's happening to the economy and to liquidity.  They don't think there's a systemic issue out there.

He says, "Our own checks with companies indicate that the...

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What We're Reading ~ Analytical Links 10/15/14

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Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values [Lawrence Cunningham]

On spectrum value and a case for Verizon [Bronte Capital]

Importance of ROIC: A glance at the last 42 years of Wells Fargo [Base Hit Investing]

Building the perfect investor [Millennial Invest]

A look at the potential...

Balyasny Asset Management Boosts Churchill Downs Position

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Dmitry Balyasny's firm Balyasny Asset Management has filed a 13G with the SEC regarding their stake in Churchill Downs (CHDN).  Per the filing, Balyasny now owns 5.24% of the company with 909,724 shares.

This marks an increase of 285,477 shares in their position size since the end of the...

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Eminence Capital Discloses FNFV Group Stake

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Per a 13G filed with the SEC, Ricky Sandler's hedge fund firm Eminence Capital has revealed a new position in FNFV Group (FNFV).  They now own 6.1% of shares via their 5.55 million share position.  The filing was made due to activity on September 30th.

FNFV was spun-off from Fidelity...

ValueAct Again Buys Allison Transmission Shares

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Jeff Ubben's activist firm ValueAct Capital has filed yet another Form 4 with the SEC regarding their stake in Allison Transmission (ALSN).  Per the filing, ValueAct has purchased an additional 200,000 ALSN shares.

They were buying on October 10th at around $27.62 and October 13th around...

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JANA Partners Adds to Walgreen Stake

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Barry Rosenstein's activist hedge fund JANA Partners has filed a Form 4 with the SEC regarding their stake in Walgreen (WAG).  Per the filing, JANA now owns 13.75 million shares of WAG.

They were out buying on October 10th, 13th, and 14th at prices of $62.80, $62.02, and $60.68.  They...

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Family Office Book for Free

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The Family Offices Group has released a 35-page PDF book on single and multi-family offices which includes 2 free chapters of The Family Office Book: Investing Capital for the Ultra-Affluent (Wiley).

To download this free book, simply visit: http://FamilyOffices.com/Family-Office-Book

You may...

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What We're Reading ~ Hedge Fund Links 10/10/14

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Inside the biggest ever hedge fund scandal [New Yorker]

Elliott Management pushes EMC to spin off VMWare [ValueWalk]

Hedge fund dropped hints about its big short [Bloomberg View]

Perry Capital appeals dismissal over Fannie, Freddie [HedgeWorld]

Paulson feels pressure to reduce fees...

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Eminence Capital Increases TIBCO Software Position

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Ricky Sandler's hedge fund firm Eminence Capital has filed a 13G with the SEC regarding their stake in TIBCO Software (TIBX).  Per the filing, Eminence now owns 5.4% of the company with over 8.81 million shares.

This means they've increased their position size by over 3.52 million shares...

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Baupost Group Boosts Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Stake

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Seth Klarman's investment firm Baupost Group has filed an amended 13G regarding their position in Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX).  Per the filing, Baupost now owns 19.93% of the company with 18.3 million shares.

They've boosted their position size by over 7.76 million shares since the end of...

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ValueAct Buys More Allison Transmission

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Earlier this week, we highlighted that Jeff Ubben's hedge fund firm ValueAct Capital was out buying some Allison Transmission (ALSN).  With the recent market weakness, that trend continued over the past few days.

Per a Form 4 filed with the SEC, ValueAct Capital has disclosed they've...

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Einhorn's Greenlight Capital Files 13D on Civeo

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David Einhorn's hedge fund firm Greenlight Capital has filed a 13D on shares of Civeo (CVEO).  Per the filing, they now own 9.99% of the company with over 10.65 million shares.

This means they've boosted their holdings by over 4.5 million shares since the end of the second quarter.  The...

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50% Discount to Next Week's Family Office Capital Raising Workshop in NYC

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On Friday October 17th at the Harvard Club of New York, fund managers, investor relations  professionals, and business executives will gather for a full-day intensive workshop on raising capital from family offices and HNW investors. http://WilsonConferences.com/Family-Capital

Richard C....

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