Solengo Capital

  • Amaranth, Brian Hunter, Hedge Funds, legal, Regulators, Solengo Capital

    Brian Hunter Sued—By The CFTC!

    It looks like Brian Hunter is getting his way. Yesterday his lawyers asked a federal court to block an energy regulator, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, from filing a lawsuit against him on the grounds that it was infringing on the jurisdiction of another regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. This morning the CFTC responded […]

    / Jul 25, 2007 at 1:32 PM
  • Amaranth, Brian Hunter, Hedge Funds, Solengo Capital

    The Brian Hunter Lawsuit
    No, Not That One. It’s A Brand New Lawsuit!

    Brian Hunter has filed suit against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission yesterday, asking a court to block the regulator from bringing an enforcement action against him. Hunter, of course, needs no introduction to regular readers of DealBreaker. But for those of you new to the site, Hunter (pictured left) is the energy trader whose positions […]

    / Jul 25, 2007 at 12:22 PM
  • Amaranth, Brian Hunter, Solengo Capital

    Stalking Brian Hunter
    The Incredible Adventures of Naked Shorts

    While it’s true that Brian Hunter lost a record-setting $6 billion in two weeks, that was other people’s money. He still got to keep the hundreds of millions he earned running the energy trading desk at Amaranth in happier times. And there are rumors that he’s raised hundreds of millions from Arab investors to fire […]

    / Jun 19, 2007 at 2:34 PM
  • Solengo Capital

    New Investment Strategy: MotherRock, Paper, Scissors

    He might not’ve known it at the time, but hurricane-loving icthyophile Brian Hunter had started a trend. Blow up fund, start new one. Rinse and repeat. And Bo Collins, formerly with the now-defunct MotherRock is following in suit. Though it allegedly will not be turned into a hedge fund, Business Week’s Matthew Goldstein reports that […]

    / Apr 26, 2007 at 2:54 PM
  • Solengo Capital

    Solengo Imbroglio Weekend Updates!

    STATUS: SOLENGO LAWYERS SAY THEY WILL SEEK TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER. We’ll update this post with the latest Solengo Capital news as it breaks. If a court slaps a restraint order against us over the weekend, you’ll read it here first! • Reuters covers the Solengo imbroglio once more: “Solengo hedge fund threatens court action vs […]

    / Mar 30, 2007 at 5:01 PM
  • legal, Solengo Capital

    Solengo Seeks Court Order To Strip DealBreaker Of Brochure

    Lawyers for the hedge fund Solengo Capital say they will seek a court order barring DealBreaker from including its marketing brochure in our reporting. DealBreaker learned that Solengo will seek the order a few minutes ago when a a lawyer from Kobre Kim, which represents Solengo, called our Soho headquarters. Solengo claims, through its lawyers, […]

    / Mar 30, 2007 at 2:31 PM
  • Solengo Capital

    Solengo Imbroglio: A Plausible Theory

    [Confidentiality: This blogpost is confidential. It discloses proprietary information regarding DealBreaker, its reporting strategies and its future plans. It may not be read by Solengo Capital or any of its representatives or disclosed by any party to Solengo Capital, its representatives, the kids in skeleton costumes from the Kobra Kai dojo or their next of […]

    / Mar 30, 2007 at 10:38 AM
  • Solengo Capital

    Solengo’s Lawyers Strike Back: We Still Say Suck It.

    We’re not going to pretend we’re shocked that Solengo Capital didn’t exactly love our response to their request to remove their marketing brochure from their website. We figured sooner or later they’d get a lawyer to write us a letter threatening to revoke our license to practice the internet or something. And we got it. […]

    / Mar 29, 2007 at 3:03 PM
  • After Amaranth, Solengo Capital

    Hedge Fund To DealBreaker: Please Shut Up!

    Yesterday representatives of Solengo Capital requested we remove their marketing brochure from our website. We told them to suck it. You remember Solengo, right? It’s the hedge fund that’s being started by a team of traders from Amaranth, including the best known energy trader in the world, Brian Hunter. Their reason for why we should […]

    / Mar 29, 2007 at 8:59 AM
  • Amaranth, Hedge Funds, Solengo Capital

    Solengo Capital Is Born

    Solengo Capital—the commodities hedge fund long rumored to be under works by former Amaranth energy trader Brian Hunter—is alive, according to this promotional brochure DealBreaker obtained this afternoon. You can download it here. A quick read of the brochure—we literally received it just moments ago—reveals that it is heavy with former Amaranth employees. Of the […]

    / Mar 27, 2007 at 4:15 PM

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