Dan Loeb

  • Carl Icahn, Dan Loeb, Microsoft, Third Point, Yahoo

    Dan Loeb’s Third Point Joins Carl Ichan’s Team In Yahoo Fight

    Third Point LLC, the $5.7 billion hedge fund run by acid penned yoga enthusiast Dan Loeb, is getting into the Yahoo acquisition trade, Reuter’s great Dane Hamilton is reporting. The fund has accumulated a stake of over 5 million shares, and may build a 10 million share stake. At the end of March, Third Point […]

    / May 20, 2008 at 2:42 PM
  • Dan Loeb, Third Point

    Will The Poetry of Dan Loeb Continue?

    The only man in recent history who was able to get a rise out of Third Point’s Dan Loeb is branching out on his own. Andrew Rechtschaffen, whose move from Greenlight Capital to Citadel 18 months ago prompted the usually mild-mannered Daniel Loeb to send an email to Ken Griffin in which he referred to […]

    / May 15, 2007 at 12:55 PM
  • Dan Loeb, Investment Letters

    The Poetry of Dan Loeb: A Study In Language

    Third Point founder Dan Loeb has often been noted for his “poison pen” or “venomous tongue.” But focusing on the toxic properties of his letters to corporate executives and boards—and we’re not saying they aren’t enjoyably poisonous—risks missing their truly poetic value. Loeb specializes in rhythmic alliteration and internal “sound rhymes.” In his recent letter […]

    / Apr 12, 2007 at 3:11 PM
  • Citadel, Dan Loeb, Hedge Funds, Ken Griffin, Third Point

    Dan Loeb: Ken Griffin Is A Gerbil

    Fortune’s big “unauthorized” profile of Citadel boss Ken Griffin in now online and it delivers exactly the kind of slimy dirt you were hoping for. There’s the vague intimations that Amaranth’s collapse was something of an inside job. There’s the sentence which stops short of calling Anne Griffin a “trophy wife” but just barely (“He’s […]

    / Apr 3, 2007 at 11:15 AM
  • Dan Loeb

    Daniel Loeb & Rambo: First Blood Brothers?

    Want to find out more about hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb (founder and chief exec. Of Third Point LLC, worth $3.6 billion), but are too embarrassed to be seen buying Men’s Vogue? As we are wont to do, us DealBreakers have anticipated your needs and done the dirty work for you. [NB: One might note […]

    / Jan 11, 2007 at 4:13 PM
  • Dan Loeb, Third Point

    The Poetry of Dan Loeb

    Self-styled “Greensboro Billionaire” Percy Walker hasn’t quite got his hands on the latest issue of Men’s Vogue— he’s too embarrassed to buy a women’s magazine—but the mere fact of the appearance of a story about Third Point founder Dan Loeb has inspired his fevered imaginations to dream up IM conversation’s with the famous fund manager, […]

    / Jan 11, 2007 at 1:59 PM

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