Following publication of two out of three planed posts on recent research (part 1 and part 2), the following was received from Bernard S. Sharfman concerning his availability as a speaker, complete with a PowerPoint Presentation of his most recent paper. Since I believe his article and ideas deserve wide circulation, I reproduce his note below. […]
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13D Activist Fund
According to a recent press release, 13D Activist Fund (DDDIX), an event-driven mutual fund focused on 13D filings, was named “Category King” by the Wall Street Journal for the one year period ending July 31, 2014. The Category King recognizes the top 10 performing funds in each equity category for one-year performance, based on total returns. The […]
Should Access to Hedge Fund Websites be Limited to the Rich?
Freedom of speech is under assault in Massachusetts, says Phillip Goldstein of Bulldog Investors. Bulldog Investors is seeking people and organizations to “sign on” to the attached “friend of the court” brief in appeal to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court of a lawsuit challenging the government’s paternalistic prohibition on communications by hedge fund managers with […]
Hedge Fund Avoids Shareowner Vote on Sale
Activist hedge fund Strategic Turnaround Equity Partners (STEP) is taking legal action against Detroit-based United American Healthcare Corporation (UAHC). UAHC apparently amended its bylaws so it did not need approval from regulators and shareowners to issue in excess of 20% of its shares to Pulse Systems. STEP portfolio manager Gary Herman branded UAHC as “the […]