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Hostile takeovers make a comeback, Goldman-Allergan-Valeant triangle, buliding blocks of a new financial crisis and more
By Chris Clair
Friday, June 13, 2014

Some stuff from around the hedge fund industry for Friday, June 13, 2014:

Hostile takeover bids for big firms across industries make a comeback. (DealBook)

Sycamore Partners takes 10% stake in Express and seeks a deal. (DealBook)

Goldman's low-key and contradictory ties to Allergan in its battle to fend off a takeover attempt by Valeant. (DealBook)

Markets are restacking the building blocks of a financial crisis. (DealBook)

News you can use: America's best cities for goat-owning hedge fund managers.. (Fortune)

Baupost Group buys stake in Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd., looking at more projects. (Bloomberg)

Pine River joins hedge funds closing to new money. (Financial Times)

Could Paul Singer take down Argentina? (NYPost.com)

Activist hedge funds make a major comeback in May. (ValueWalk)

FIA SEF Tracker Report shows uptick of interest rate swaps volume, decline in CDS. (LeapRate)

Brokers fight rule to favor best interests of customers. (NYTimes.com)

Chris Clair is the managing editor of Reuters HedgeWorld. He can be reached at chris.clair@thomsonreuters.com.



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