Tags: a boy in Milwaukee with a dream, baseball, David Einhorn, Greenlight Capital, Halloween costumes, The Mets
Yesterday at the end of his Ira Sohn presentation (after telling Steve Ballmer to do the right thing and quit Microsoft), David Einhorn added “Go Mets!” with little grin on his face, like he had a secret…which apparently was that he just bought a minority stake in the team.
The New York Mets have agreed to sell less than 49 percent of the club for approximately $200 million to David Einhorn, president of Greenlight Capital Inc., sources close to the deal tell ESPN’s Karl Ravech. The sale will not include a stake in SNY, the television network owned by the Mets, the sources said.
This kid is probably pretty pleased with the news: Read more »
Tags: Cornell, David Einhorn, Greenlight Capital, Hedge Funds, intramural football, Ira Sohn Conference 2011
5:42 Speaker 14, David Einhorn, Greenlight Capital
5:43 Presentation: “Two Longs And Two Types Of Overhang”
5:43 David wants to start with a quote by Jean Claude Juncter: “When it becomes serious you have to lie”
5:44 Einhorn’s first long idea is… Read more »
Tags: Bill Ackman, Carl Icahn, David Einhorn, Hedge Funds, Ira Sohn Conference 2011, Joel Greenblatt
On tap: Ackman, Joel Greenblatt, David Einhorn, Eike Batista, Carl Icahn
4:55 Speaker 11, Bill Ackman, Pershing Square
4:56 “A lot of people think of Pershing Square as an activist fund- well this is going to be a passive idea”
4:57 Bill is recommending… Read more »
Tags: Bruce Berkowitz, David Einhorn, Hedge Funds, investment ideas, St. Joe
“I read his St. Joe short analysis, which is quite extensive. And he makes some very good points. And I’ve taken them all into account.” [Bloomberg]