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Category Archives: Eton Park

In Ominous Sign For Banks, Equity Trading Revenues Continue To Drop

It’s not just the HFT industry that has cannibalized itself so much, while spooking regular traders out of the markets, there is hardly any revenue growth left (as the WSJ showed last week). After suffering a substantial drop in bank equity trading revenues over the past several years, there was hope that finally this key […]

Eric Mindich’s $12 Billion Eton Park Is Returning Capital To Investors: Here Are His Biggest Holdings

Once upon a time Eric Mindich was best known for being the Goldman “wunderkind” – the youngest-ever Goldman partner, who parlayed his reputation into the 2004 launch of his hedge fund Eton Park. Unfortunately for Mindich, after over a decade of running other people’s money, the hedge fund apocalypse caught up with the ex-youngest partner, […]

Iconic Hedge Fund Perry Capital Loses 60% Of AUM As Investors Flee

The slow-motion trainwreck that is the hedge fund investing world, which as we documented one month ago has failed miserably – if predictably – to compensate LPs for its 2 and 20 model, and generate outsized returns during a regime of central planning, having created zero alpha since 2011…   …. took its latest casualty […]

What Hedge Funds Bought And Sold In Q2: The Full 13-F Summary

Today is the deadline for hedge funds to submit their Q2 13-F filings. Among the more notable changes was the previously reported 55% increase in Warren Buffett's Apple shares, offset by the cut in his Wal-Mart stake; Elliott's addition to stakes in security firms Qualys, Fortinet, CyberArk; ValueAct's new stakes in Morgan Stanley, Seagate; Tiger's […]

ZeroHedge: What The Biggest Hedge Funds Did In Q1: The Full 13-F Summary

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. While far less attention is being paid to hedge fund 13F filings, which show a stale representation of equity long stakes among the hedge fund community as of 45 days prior, than in years gone by as a result of […]

ZeroHedge: What Hedge Funds Bought And Sold In Q4: The Full 13-F Summary

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Yesterday was the last day for hedge funds to submit their Q4 13-F filings, and the biggest reactions this morning can be found in the stock of Kinder Morgan which rises 9% pre-mkt after Berkshire reported a new stake. Autodesk […]

Top Hedge Funds Dump Stocks In Q3: Complete 13-F Summary

While the drama that takes place every three months on the 15th of each February, May, August, and November when hedge funds release their long equity holdings disclosures in quarterly 13F filings for the quarter that ended 45 days earlier, is vastly overblown (simply because current holding periods for most speculators are far shorter), 13-F […]

SEC Reads Zero Hedge, Launches Crack Down On Activist Hedge Fund “Idea Dinners”

In the summer of 2014, the biggest activist hedge fund story on anyone’s lips was whether Bill Ackman had broken securities laws when he had accumulated a massive $3 bilion stake, or roughly 9.7% of the outstanding stock of Allergan (using leverage via call options), in advance of Valeant’s announcement it would launch a hostile […]

ZeroHedge: Is The SEC Asking These Hedge Funds Why They All Rushed Into Allergan Last Quarter?

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Back on April 22, we wrote an article titled “How Bill Ackman Scrambled To Acquire Over $3 Billion In Allergan Calls Knowing Valeant Would Submit A Bid” in which we presented the following chart:   … which showed how Bill […]

ZeroHedge: What Hedge Funds Did In Q2: Complete 13-F Highlights

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Curious what (long) positions hedge funds bought, sold, initiated or liquidated in the second quarter? Then the following summary, courtesy of RanSquawk is for you. And while these 13F reports are far less relevant than they used to be when […]