Greenlight Capital

Superstar Hedge Managers Facing Hemorrhaging Funds

July 16, 2017 James Heinsman In the News

The Wall Street Journal reported last week that David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital lost $400 million from its investor base in response to a depressing 2 percent loss during the first half of 2017. The return of $400 million represents 15 percent of all those who are able to withdraw their stakes in Greenlight, according to […]

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Greenlight Up 2.9 Percent in February

March 1, 2016 Marcus Black Company Spotlight

David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital posted an excellent month in February, rising by 2.9 percent. The total increase for 2016 is 3.3 percent, outperforming the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. That benchmark index lost 0.1 percent in February, and is down a total of 5.1 percent for the year. The news was distributed to Einhorn’s clients […]

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Greenlight’s Einhorn Bursting Athenahealth’s Bubble

May 7, 2014 Marcus Black In the News

Given David Einhorn’s track record, it makes sense for listeners to pay attention when the founder and president of Greenlight Capital speaks.  Einhorn told investors at this year’s Sohn Investment Conference in New York to be wary of bets place on Athenahealth, a stock which has risen by 46 percent year of year and 275 […]

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Einhorn Predicts Tech Bubble About to Pop

April 24, 2014 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

David Einhorn, head of the $10.3 billion hedge fund Greenlight Capital, is betting that a group of technology stocks based on what he says is increasing evidence that a bubble is forming and about to burst. “There is a clear consensus that we are witnessing our second tech bubble in 15 years,” the New York-based […]

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Einhorn Drops Lawsuit After Discovering Blogger’s ID

March 25, 2014 James Heinsman In the News

Head of Greenlight Capital, David Einhorn, has decided to drop the lawsuit he filed to unearth the name of the Seeking Alpha blogger who revealed his fund’s stock positions in advance of a public announcement. Greenlight announced that it “has resolved the matter privately to our satisfaction,” but did not name the indiscreet blogger. Einhorn […]

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Einhorn Wants Name of Blabbing Blogger to Bring Lawsuit

March 19, 2014 PJ Moore In the News

David Einhorn, vocal head of Greenlight Capital, wants to know who leaked the name of one of his firm’s investments last year in a blog post published on the financial website “Seeking Alpha.” Mr. Einhorn is angry that an anonymous blogger revealed that Micron Technology was one of his investments, and he wants to go […]

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Hedge Funds Keeping Their Eyes on Apple

April 24, 2013 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

No matter what their hedge fund strategies may be, many top funds in the hedge fund industry are anxiously awaiting Apple Inc’s announcement concerning second quarter earnings for 2013, which is scheduled to be made today. Most affected by Apple’s successes and/or failures are those hedge funds with the largest exposure to the high-tech company’s […]

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David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Sees 4.2% Growth in August

September 5, 2012 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

August saw promising growth for Greenlight Capital and hedge fund manager David Einhorn, who reported a 4.2% gain during the month as Coventry Health Care’s stock price jumped. According to two anonymous sources, Einhorn’s firm revealed a 10.9% increase in 2012 to its investors on Tuesday. As mentioned above, Greenlight Capital benefitted greatly from stock […]

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Baby Sister Hedge Funds Showing Better Results than Big Brother

August 4, 2012 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

This year has been another slow year for the hedge fund industry, with the average fund growing by an anemic 2.10 percent as of June. Yet there is a glimmer of exciting results within the $2 trillion industry among some of the smaller hedge funds which have been sprouting from larger predecessors. Take as one […]

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Fund Manager David Einhorn Says Bye-Bye to Best Buy

July 25, 2012 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital explained to his investors in a letter to them why he felt compelled to drop Best Buy stock from their portfolio and realize as much as a $100 million loss. Einhorn is known as one of the best fund managers in the business, but his decision to sell off Greenlight’s […]

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