The Editors • June 28, 2017
Ex-corporate raider Josh Gotbaum looks back on his days as a young banker at Lazard, revealing how Henry Kravis’s KKR gained the confidence and hard-to-get information to start a bidding war for RJR Nabisco. The buy-out that became a symbol of corporate greed for decades tripped up Wall Street’s best and brightest, including Henry Kravis, Bruce Wasserstein and Felix Rohatyn.
Staff • June 15, 2017
Managers who invest personal capital focus on performance instead of asset gathering, research finds.
Stephen Taub • December 28, 2016
These nine stocks had the most fans among the group of managers affiliated with Julian Robertson Jr.’s Tiger Management.
Editors • December 23, 2016
Here’s a look back at our best videos of the year.
The Editors • December 11, 2016
Active management is not disappearing, says Mary Callahan Erdoes of J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Active management is human decision-making that requires analysis and individual judgement.
The Editors • December 09, 2016
That's also the second rule of investing, says Blackstone's Stephen Schwartzman, because if you don't lose money, you will significantly outperform the market.
The Editors • December 04, 2016
Saba Capital's Boaz Weinstein compares investing to chess; players are getting smarter faster because methods are becoming more sophisticated and access to information is easier.
The Editors • November 23, 2016
What's made Saba Capital Management successful is its approach to look at the relative value in a credit, says founder and CIO Boaz Weinstein, and build a portfolio that performs well in low- and high-volatility markets.
The Editors • November 19, 2016
Crescent Capital's focus on credit requires a disciplined process and consistent judgement, says co-founder Mark Attanazio. Here's how he keeps things interesting.
The Editors • November 09, 2016
Tony Ressler of Ares Management talks about how the firm got started investing in Serta and the Guitar Center.
The Editors • November 03, 2016
Here's a look into Dawn Fitzpatrick's investment mindset as she moves to George Soros' $30 billion family office.
The Editors • October 28, 2016
The ideal scenario, says Avenue Capital's Marc Lasry, is to be a buyer from someone who is making a non-economic decision to sell — and that's exactly what's happening in Europe.
The Editors • October 22, 2016
Unlike that of the U.S., Europe's financial system is still undergoing a fundamental transformation, says Cheyne Capital's Stuart Fiertz. Here's where he sees the most opportunity.
The Editors • October 10, 2016
Investing is complicated, says Mary Callahan Erdoes of J.P. Morgan Asset Management, and the right investor will have the stamina to ignore the market turbulence and focus on the end result.
Editors • September 23, 2016
Trading insurance liabilities, a blockchain hedge fund and central bank bubble all featured in II’s best stories of the week.
Bailey McCann • September 21, 2016
From billionaire Carl Icahn to a struggling casino worker, attendees of the recent conference agreed that the economy needs help.
Tom Buerkle • September 18, 2016
Doubts are growing, not only about the odds of a Fed hike but also about the efficacy of central bank policy.
Editors • September 16, 2016
Ray Dalio and Tim Geithner at the Delivering Alpha conference, investing in the UN’s SDGs and the rise in corporate lending all featured in II’s best stories of the week.
Bailey McCann • September 16, 2016
The Stelliam Investment Management founder weighs in on fundamental investing in a market transformed by index funds and automated trading.
Imogen Rose-Smith • September 16, 2016
The Level Global co-founder insists the FBI raid on his hedge fund firm improperly damaged his reputation, but his case raises questions about how hedge fund traders find an edge.
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