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Dan Loeb Exports Activism To Japan Again, This Time With Suzuki

Dan Loeb’s hedge fund complex Third Point is aiming a Japanese company for the fourth time in two years. The activist investor has taken a stake in Suzuki Motor (JP:7269), report Craig Trudell, Yuki Hagiwara and Dave McCombs at Bloomberg. Loeb has also invested in Fanuc (JP:6954), Sony (JP:6758) and jet engine maker IHI (JP:7013). Loeb [...]

We're Not All Gordon Gecko - Dan Loeb Defends 'The Activist' Investor

Excerpted from Third Point LLC's letter to investors, Lately, a varied chorus of powerful union bosses, politicians and candidates, an asset management company executive, and a few ivory tower types have asserted that activism is short...Show More Summary

One of Wall Street's most political billionaires just passed on Scott Walker

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) met with billionaire hedge-fund manager Dan Loeb on Wednesday, Business Insider has learned. Walker was seeking Loeb's key financial support ahead of his all-but-certain presidential campaign, but he didn't get it. Show More Summary

Life After Loeb: Ligand Pharmaceuticals Prospers In Stripped-Down Mode

Ligand CEO John Higgins was brought in by raider Dan Loeb to slash costs at a bloated biotech firm. Seven years later he's still there, running a lean, mean cash machine.

DAN LOEB ON JIMMY LEE: 'I lost the closest thing I've had to a big brother'

Prominent dealmaker Jimmy Lee, the vice chairman of JPMorgan, unexpectedly died on Wednesday morning. He was 62. Lee's sudden death sent shock-waves through Wall Street with many of the industry's biggest titans mourning his loss. Lee had a lot of friends on Wall Street. Show More Summary

Today in the New Gilded Age

The hard times of the uber wealthy: Billionaire hedge fund manager Dan Loeb and Lightyear Capital Chairman Don Marron are among the collectors who will head to the Swiss city of Basel to check out the world’s largest modern and contemporary art fair. Art Basel opens to invited guests on June 16 in the quiet […]

Hedge fund billionaires Dan Loeb, Bill Ackman, and Carl Icahn used to fight, but last night they gathered for a historic panel

Hedge fund titans Bill Ackman, Daniel Loeb and Carl Icahn are all playing nice these days. The three legendary activist investors spoke on a panel hosted by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) at the New York Athletic Club in Midtown...Show More Summary

Dan Loeb Did Pretty Okay For Himself Last Month

He's got a fallback career as an auteur of letters that cause the recipients to piss their pants in fear but for now it looks like this whole hedge fund manager thing is panning out pretty well.

Dan Loeb turned $3 million into a $17.5 billion hedge fund empire in 20 years — here's his fabulous life

Hedge fund manager Daniel Seth Loeb founded Third Point LLC on June 1, 1995 with $3.4 million in capital. The then-33-year-old had money from only five investors—all friends and family—and his own capital. Today, the billionaire activist...Show More Summary

With 4 Days To Go, Bid For Warren Buffett Lunch Tops $1 Million

Within hours of opening, the bid is now above $1mm... Since it opened, the bidding has accelerated... We assume Dan Loeb is not bidding... “I love reading Warren Buffett’s letters and I love contrasting his words with his actions,” he began. Show More Summary

Warren Buffett Is A ‘Hypocrite’ If You Are To Believe Hedge Fund Manager Dan Loeb

Warren Buffett is widely considered to be one of if not the most successful investors Wall Street has ever scene. He is currently the third richest person in the world. His net worth is just shy of $73 billion according to a recent article by Forbes. Show More Summary

Dan Loeb Slams Buffett For Being Habitual Hypocrite

Last week, we highlighted the latest example of billionaire hypocrisy, as Bloomberg suggested that George Soros — who ostensibly believes higher taxes on the wealthy would be good for society and for the economy — may owe nearly $7 billion in taxes. Show More Summary

Opening Bell: 5.7.15

Billions in FX settlements coming; Dan Loeb rips Warren Buffett; Lagarde comes down on banker pay; UBS bankers turned restauranteurs; "Naked Man Threatens Neighbors With AK-47"; and more.

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