George Soros

New Fund Launching with Backing from Soros’ Sons

November 26, 2017 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

A former money manager from the George Soros family office, Santiago Jariton, is making plans to start a hedge fund primarily focused on stocks in Latin America. The main backing for the launch will be coming from two of Soros’ five children, Jonathan and Robert. Jariton, who is 37, started with Soros in 2005, and […]

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Meet this Year’s Best Hedge Fund Managers

February 2, 2016 PJ Moore Hedge Fund News

LCH Investments, a London-based fund of funds and a subsidiary of Edmond de Rothschild Capital Holdings Limited, just published its yearly list of the “most successful money managers” for the year 2015. The list looks at the total net gains, after fees have been subtracted, of each hedge fund manager, since the launch of the […]

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Third Quarter Favorites for Hedge Funds: PayPal and Netflix

November 17, 2015 Debbie Jacobs Hedge Fund News

The third quarter 13F filings revealed that several high-profile hedge fund managers have increased their stakes in the media company Netflix and the financial services company PayPal. Viking Global investors bought 4.5 million additional shares of Netflix and Tiger Global Management purchased 15.43 million shares for a grand total of 18 million. Soros has bets […]

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The Three Managers that Top the Charts: Soros, Icahn and Dalio

October 12, 2015 Debbie Jacobs Hedge Fund News

Most of the wealthy people at the head of the Forbes 400 list of America’s richest are in technology, retail and candy sales, hedge fund managers are also ranking well. Among the list’s 50 richest people there are seven alternative fund managers. But among those seven there are three that truly shine. In first place […]

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Clinton Finds Backing from Hedge Fund Stars and Hollywood Celebs

July 5, 2015 James Heinsman In the News

The race for president in 2016 is getting underway, and some of the country’s most famous names in finance and the arts are putting their money where their beliefs are. Interestingly, support for Hillary Clinton’s candidacy seems to attract a wide variety of star material, uniting them in their belief that Clinton is the best […]

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Small Investors Have Window Into Larger Fund’s Activities with 13F Filings

September 4, 2013 Debbie Jacobs Hedge Fund News

According to a regulatory filing by Investor’s Soros Fund Management, George Soros, fund manager, sold off 7.85 million shares of US Airways Group Inc during the second quarter of 2013. The decision to sell was well-timed; on Tuesday the US Justice Department prevented a proposed merger of US Airways with AMR Corp, the parent company […]

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Soros: Fees Make Hedge Funds Bad Investment

January 27, 2013 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

According to billionaire philanthropist and former hedge-fund manager George Soros institutions who are heavily invested in hedge funds should expect less-than-optimal performance, partly because managers take relatively high fees. “Since hedge funds are now a dominant force in the market, they can’t, as a group, outperform the market,” Soros said in an interview from the […]

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Top Ten Hedge Fund Managers by Personal Earnings

April 25, 2012 Debbie Jacobs Tops

Over the past few years, hedge funds have struggled with the ebb and flow of the market. Personal earnings in the industry have always been high, however. Here is a list of the top ten earners in the hedge fund market in 2009: David Tepper, Appaloosa Management, $4 billion George Soros, Soros Fund Management, $3.3 […]

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The Golden Bubble

November 17, 2010 Debbie Jacobs Hedge Fund News

Gold is “the ultimate bubble,” financier George Soros has declared this year on numerous occasions. “I called gold the ultimate bubble which means it may go higher,” Soros explained at a Reuters Newsmaker event in New York this September, “but it’s certainly not safe and it’s not going to last forever.” Whether gold is or […]

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