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Companies targeted by activist hedge funds are more likely to artificially boost earnings and hide bad news, according to new research.
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The funds allege that six major banks conspired to overcharge on the stock loan market.
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J. Tomilson Hill was a Wall Street M&A kingpin, featured in Barbarians at the Gate and rumored to be an inspiration for Tom Wolfe’s Bonfire of the Vanities. Then, in a career 180, he joined Blackstone and became the world’s largest allocator to hedge funds. In War Stories Over Board Games, however, he details how these two seemingly diametrically opposed roles have much in common. Plus: The only mistake he ever made twice.
Ken Moelis was a banker for Donald Trump “during the Taj Mahal troubles,” he says. When negotiating the banker’s fee, the two were $1 million apart. Trump’s solution: flip a coin for it. Find out who emerged victorious in this week’s edition of War Stories Over Board Games.
Ken Griffin, who started hedge fund firm Citadel when he was 22, discusses how he felt in 2008 when everything he had built was at risk. Although CNBC had parked a van outside his Chicago headquarters to get a scoop on the firm’s possible demise, Griffin didn’t notice: He was too busy strategizing how to simply keep his firm afloat.
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