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    Paul Singer Was Not As Allowed To Buy, Sell French Stock As He Thought He Was

    After more than a year of chewing on the evidence and letting the charges marinate in their minds, the people who make such decisions at France’s Autorité des Marchés Financiers have decided, oui, Elliott Associates did something wrong when buying and then selling shares of a French highway. But not that wrong, judging by the […]

    / May 5, 2014 at 2:29 PM
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    Elliott Ready To Be Friends With Argentina

    Elliott Associates has had its fun with Argentina, seizing its warships and suing it around the world and winning just about every important legal battle it has fought with the uniquely recalcitrant debtor over the latter’s 2001 default. The thing is, though, Elliott can keep on winning those legal battles and it won’t matter a […]

    / Oct 9, 2013 at 3:31 PM
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    Something Happened At The Supreme Court

    Argentina really doesn’t understand all of the hullaballoo about gay marriage here in the U.S. of A., since it’s been legal down there since 2010. So it’s really having some trouble with the idea that its latest attempt to avoid paying its bills has been obscured.

    / Jun 26, 2013 at 4:33 PM
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    Paul Singer Is In A Generous Mood Today

    The panel– moderated by Morgan Stanley’s chief US economist, Vincent Reinhart, and featuring Jeff Vinik of Vinik Asset Management, Ken Ebberts of Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, Michael Novogratz of Fortress Investment Group, and Rob Citrone of Discovery Capital Management– was asked to grade Ben Bernanke. Everyone on the panel gave the Federal Reserve Chairman an […]

    / Jan 29, 2013 at 3:51 PM
  • This appears to be the boat that Elliott took, which perhaps would have gotten away had they like unfurled their sails? Maybe? I'm not much of a sailor.

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    Argentina Can Make Its Problems The Snake’s Problems

    Oh Argentina. Still a mess! Basically all the bad things happened on Wednesday: Judge Griesa ruled that (1) Argentina really can’t pay holders of its exchange bonds without also paying off Elliott Associates on its old, unhaircut, defaulted bonds, and (2) neither can anyone else, including such luminaries as Bank of New York (the indenture […]

    / Nov 26, 2012 at 3:28 PM
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    Argentina Beset By Pirates, Snakes

    Let’s check in on Argentina. It’s a lovable mess! You can read some background here or here or here. In brief: Argentina had some Old Bonds, decided not to pay them (in 2005, more or less), got most of their holders to exchange into New Bonds at pennies on the dollar, started paying the New […]

    / Nov 21, 2012 at 2:39 PM
  • Oh, also, Elliott got this boat.

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    Elliott Associates Winning Battles Against Argentina On Land And Sea

    If you’re a certain kind of dork you will enjoy the hell out of the Argentinian pari passu clause decision out of the Second Circuit today; the opinion is here and here are good things to read from Anna Gelpern and Joseph Cotterrill. In 1994 Argentina issued bonds under New York law that said “The […]

    / Oct 26, 2012 at 6:40 PM
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    Dear Elliott Associates

    December performance (“Class A interests”).

    / Jan 5, 2012 at 6:46 PM

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