5 Biggest IPOs Hedge Funds Are Betting On

5 Biggest IPOs Hedge Funds Are Betting On

The US initial public offering (IPO) market has been quite active during the second and third quarter, raising the most value since the corresponding quarters in 2014. The third quarter 2018 had 60 IPOs raising $13.4 billion, while there have been 173 IPOs since the beginning of the year all through the end of September, which have raised $45.7 billion. This amount is by 45.5% bigger than the amount raised […]

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David Einhorn: The Bigger They Are, the Harder They Fall

David Einhorn: The Bigger They Are, the Harder They Fall

After reading Michelle Celarier’s article on David Einhorn, the founder, and president of Greenlight Capital (long–short hedge fund), and his appearance on the 23rd annual Sohn Investment Conference, one cannot help but wonder why he stubbornly keeps his head in clouds, and will he ever come down to earth when it comes to his value-investing paradigm? Over the period between 2014 and 2017 Greenlight’s assets had shrunk for $5.4 billion, […]

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Secrets to Success: How to be Bigger Than Facebook?

Secrets to Success: How to be Bigger Than Facebook?

Everyone who has ever thought of investing in stocks and shares has asked himself that age-old question: How do I know which company is the best/safest/most probable to succeed in the (near) future? Well, Saber Capital Management Inc. may just have the answer for you. We read their report The Common Denominator: Tencent, Facebook, Google in which they tried to get to the bottom of these money-making machines and their […]

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Vulcan International: Playing Hide-and-Seek with Value

Vulcan International: Playing Hide-and-Seek with Value

In one of the posts on Oddball Stocks blog, Nate Tobik definitely scratched the surface of financial statements of what seems to be one of the highly secretive companies out there – the Vulcan International, a Delaware incorporated company. We have to admit that it’s quite interesting how Nate laid his hands on company’s last year financial statements, knowing that Vulcan is requesting a signed NDA in order to release them to […]

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Looking for Signs of a Break up: GreenWood Investors-style

Looking for Signs of a Break up: GreenWood Investors-style

Break-ups can be tough, and breaking up on good terms can be even more difficult. However in the world of business split-ups aren’t necessarily a bad thing. Especially when it comes to corporate separations and spin-offs. Steven Wood CFA, the founder of GreenWood Investors, shed some light on this topic in one of the latest posts on the firm’s blog, explaining how they are dealing with corporate break-ups. He did it with […]

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