NEWShttp://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2521©2017 Institutional Investors Alpha60NEWSHow Leon Cooperman’s Settlement Can Affect Future SEC CasesThe former Goldman partner’s strategy to hold out for a favorable deal paid off — and could serve as a blueprint for managers in the same situation.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3720584/How-Leon-Coopermans-Settlement-Can-Affect-Future-SEC-Cases.htmlFri, 26 May 2017 11:00:00 GMTThe Morning Brief: ESL Holding Sears Surges on Not So Bad NewsThe long-suffering retailer posted results that were less bad than expected, which is what passes for a win these days for Eddie Lampert's firm. http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3720714/The-Morning-Brief-ESL-Holding-Sears-Surges-on-Not-So-Bad-News.htmlFri, 26 May 2017 10:59:00 GMTDeerfield Management Partners Accused of Illegal Insider TradingThe firm, founded by a Tiger Cub, had operated one of the most successful health care funds in recent years before three current and former partners were charged with insider trading on Wednesday.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3719999/Deerfield-Management-Partners-Accused-of-Illegal-Insider-Trading.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 11:00:00 GMTThe Morning Brief: Hedge Fund Turnover Remains LowHedge funds remain buy-and-hold investors, according to a Goldman Sachs analysis of first-quarter holdings. http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3720001/The-Morning-Brief-Hedge-Fund-Turnover-Remains-Low.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 10:59:00 GMTThe Morning Brief: Herbalife Shares Sink by 6 PercentThe move was a temporary reprieve for Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square, which is short the company, although the stock is still up significantly for the year.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3719822/The-Morning-Brief-Herbalife-Shares-Sink-by-6-Percent.htmlWed, 24 May 2017 14:59:00 GMTHalvorsen’s Viking Rebounds This Year Despite its Short BookIn a letter to clients obtained by Alpha, the Tiger Cub details what has boosted its long portfolio and explains why it has a big bet on Facebook.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3719564/Halvorsens-Viking-Rebounds-This-Year-Despite-its-Short-Book.htmlTue, 23 May 2017 17:25:00 GMTWhat’s Behind Tiger Global’s Sharp Recovery Documents obtained by Alpha reveal an inside look into what is driving the gains in Chase Coleman’s hedge fund, one of this year’s top performers.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3719431/Whats-Behind-Tiger-Globals-Sharp-Recovery.htmlTue, 23 May 2017 11:00:00 GMTThe Morning Brief: Elliott and Arconic Settle Ahead of Annual MeetingElliott will be able to engage with Arconic’s CEO search committee and meet with candidates during the selection process.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3719427/The-Morning-Brief-Elliott-and-Arconic-Settle-Ahead-of-Annual-Meeting.htmlTue, 23 May 2017 10:59:00 GMTThe Morning Brief: SALT, Hedge Fund Returns, Biden and BushHedge fund manager Bill Ackman spoke of a distant past, while the politicos conjured visions of a different present.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3718963/The-Morning-Brief-SALT-Hedge-Fund-Returns-Biden-and-Bush.htmlMon, 22 May 2017 10:00:00 GMTSALT, Day Two: Ackman Dishes on Valeant; Chanos Disses TeslaThe second day of the SkyBridge Alternatives Conference was heavy on investment ideas, both long and short. Some of them were even new. http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3718534/SALT-Day-Two-Ackman-Dishes-on-Valeant-Chanos-Disses-Tesla.htmlFri, 19 May 2017 03:48:00 GMTScaramucci Opens the 2017 SALT with a Cheer for TrumpThe founder and former head of SkyBridge Capital delivered an impassioned vote of confidence for the president at the firm’s annual hedge fund gathering.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3718239/Scaramucci-Opens-the-2017-SALT-with-a-Cheer-for-Trump.htmlThu, 18 May 2017 01:18:00 GMTCredit Managers Are Bullish on Europe, Bearish on RetailHigh-profile credit and multistrategy managers at the SALT conference see opportunities in distressed, especially retail, on the horizon. Until then, there’s always Europe (and energy).http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3718237/Credit-Managers-Are-Bullish-on-Europe-Bearish-on-Retail.htmlThu, 18 May 2017 00:50:00 GMTThe Hedge Fund Marketing Power IndexGood marketing is more than a strong Rolodex. http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3718182/The-Hedge-Fund-Marketing-Power-Index.htmlWed, 17 May 2017 21:30:00 GMTWhy SALT Is Happy to Have the Mooch Back This YearThe annual Las Vegas hedge fund show will go on, with co-founder and driving force Anthony Scaramucci firmly at the helm, after his White House job didn't materialize. http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3717979/Why-SALT-Is-Happy-to-Have-the-Mooch-Back-This-Year.htmlWed, 17 May 2017 11:00:00 GMTThe Morning Brief: Morfit to Replace Ubben as ValueAct CIOValueAct founder Jeffrey Ubben will remain CEO but will transition his investment duties as part of a succession plan.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3717858/The-Morning-Brief-Morfit-to-Replace-Ubben-as-ValueAct-CIO.htmlTue, 16 May 2017 14:31:00 GMTPoor Little Rich BoysWe’ve courted controversy with each edition of our ranking of the highest-paid managers. Here’s why we do it. http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3717850/Poor-Little-Rich-Boys.htmlTue, 16 May 2017 14:06:00 GMTThe 2017 Rich List of the World’s Top-Earning Hedge Fund ManagersRenaissance Technologies founder James Simons tops our 16th annual ranking of the world’s highest-earning hedge fund managers.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3716778/The-2017-Rich-List-of-the-Worlds-Top-Earning-Hedge-Fund-Managers.htmlTue, 16 May 2017 03:30:00 GMTBurbank’s Passport Suffers More Losses and RedemptionsThe firm is betting heavily on Saudi Arabia and other nearby countries as its flagship macro fund continues to see outflows.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3717622/Burbanks-Passport-Suffers-More-Losses-and-Redemptions.htmlMon, 15 May 2017 11:00:00 GMTThe Morning Brief: Humans Are Beating ComputersPopular quant funds have been trailing discretionary funds over the past month and year, a data tracker finds.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3717556/The-Morning-Brief-Humans-Are-Beating-Computers.htmlMon, 15 May 2017 10:59:00 GMTNorth Tide's Health Care Fund Extends Losses The fund founded by Millennium Management alumnus Conan Laughlin has not made money since the first half of 2014. http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3717162/North-Tides-Health-Care-Fund-Extends-Losses.htmlFri, 12 May 2017 14:44:00 GMTThe Morning Brief: Starboard Identifies its Newest TargetThe activist firm headed by Jeffrey Smith has taken a stake in Parexel International Corporation.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3717159/The-Morning-Brief-Starboard-Identifies-its-Newest-Target.htmlFri, 12 May 2017 14:39:00 GMTJoseph Edelman’s Perceptive Fund Surges in 2017 The Perceptive Life Sciences Fund’s portfolio of biotech and other life science companies has blown away the stock market averages — with a lot of volatility along the way.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3716758/Joseph-Edelmans-Perceptive-Fund-Surges-in-2017.htmlThu, 11 May 2017 15:22:00 GMTThe Morning Brief: Snap’s Stock Crackles and DropsThe app maker issued disappointing results, to the chagrin of its hedge fund investors.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3716746/The-Morning-Brief-Snaps-Stock-Crackles-and-Drops.htmlThu, 11 May 2017 14:53:00 GMTLittle-Known Tiger Cub Surges Above Most OthersGlobal-oriented long-short equity firm Light Street Capital Management is one of the top-performing hedge funds this year.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3716301/Little-Known-Tiger-Cub-Surges-Above-Most-Others.htmlWed, 10 May 2017 14:34:00 GMTThe Morning Brief: Eminence Ends Tailored Brands Saga The hedge fund firm bailed out of the men’s apparel maker and one-time activist target.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3716120/The-Morning-Brief-Eminence-Ends-Tailored-Brands-Saga.htmlWed, 10 May 2017 10:59:00 GMTA More Bullish Sohn Conference May Not Be Encouraging Managers with long stock picks overwhelmed the skeptics. But there were some presenters with compelling short recommendations.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3715801/A-More-Bullish-Sohn-Conference-May-Not-Be-Encouraging.htmlTue, 09 May 2017 11:00:00 GMTTiger Global Enabling Investors to Forget Last YearThe internet and media-driven fund headed by Chase Coleman extended its strong gains in April and distanced itself further from last year’s losses.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3715690/Tiger-Global-Enabling-Investors-to-Forget-Last-Year.htmlMon, 08 May 2017 15:01:00 GMTThe Morning Brief: In Blow to Ackman, Herbalife’s Shares Surge 11.6 percent The hedge fund titan’s bold bet against the multi-level marketer continues to go against him.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3715688/The-Morning-Brief-In-Blow-to-Ackman-Herbalifes-Shares-Surge-116-percent.htmlMon, 08 May 2017 14:53:00 GMTHedge Funds Warming Up to Private Investments AgainInvestors, including hedge funds, increasingly believe it is once again a good time to raise money to do venture deals and invest in private companies, now that valuations and terms are becoming more investor-friendly.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3715003/Hedge-Funds-Warming-Up-to-Private-Investments-Again.htmlFri, 05 May 2017 11:00:00 GMTThe Morning Brief: Two High-Profile Activist Battles Heat Up Marcato's feud with Buffalo Wild Wings heats up, while Greenlight and GM issue duelling press releases on Thursday.http://www.institutionalinvestorsalpha.com/Article/3715005/The-Morning-Brief-Two-High-Profile-Activist-Battles-Heat-Up.htmlFri, 05 May 2017 10:59:00 GMT